Ragged Robin

Lychnis flos-cuculi/Silene flos-cuculi

£2.20 inc. VAT

Elegant, frothy pink flowers in late spring. Widespread but no longer common.

Earn up to 2 Points.

SKU: ragrob Category:

Description

Lychnis flos cuculi

Pink and very rarely sometimes white flowers in late spring to early summer. Deeply divided petals give a ragged appearance. A perennial of damp meadows, woods, marshes and fens, standing 30-60cm tall. Food plant for, amongst others, Campion and Lychnis moths.

Sow anytime but will benefit from 6 weeks mixed with damp sand in the fridge before sowing.(pre chill)

Shropshire seed

Additional information

Weight 5.00 g
Genus

Lychnis

Size

seed packet 5gm approx25,000seed

Family

Caryophyllaceae

Flowering Month

June, July

Colour

pink

Hardiness

Hardy

Life Cycle

perennial

Interest

flowers

Wildlife

yes

Native

yes

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