Maltese Cross

Lychnis chalcedonica


Standard seed packet, 150 seeds

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Maltese Cross

Lychnis chalcedonica


  • Perennial to 80cm
  • Large scarlet flower heads


Perennial to 80cm. Heirloom flower with green upright foliage and a clump forming habit. Flower heads are held on tall stems above the foliage forming dense clusters of small scarlet red flowers. Great for cottage gardens, beds and borders. Low maintenance once established. Great for attracting bees & butterflies. Makes an excellent cut flower. Also known as "Burning Love", "Flower of Bristol", "Jerusalem Cross", "Palavarakkaus" and "London Pride".


How to sow and grow:

Method: Raise seedlings
Sowing Depth: 1mm
When: Spring
Germination: 7-21 days @ 20-22°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle: Frost Hardy Perennial
Plant Spacing: 60cm
Plant Height: 80cm
Position: Full sun to part sun, moist well drained soil
Days to Maturity/Flowering: 160 days

(Product number: F6-19)
Seeds per gram: 2000 seeds


SKU F6-19
Shipping Weight 0.0005kg
Botanical name: Lychnis chalcedonica
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 150 seeds
Seeds per gram: 2000

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