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Lychnis coronaria 'Red'

Also called Dusty Miller, Mullein Pink


Lychnis coronaria 'Red' - Campion

More About Lychnis coronaria 'Red'

  • AKA Silene coronaria 'Red'
  • Single, five-petaled, deep magenta flowers on woolly stems
  • Prolific flowers appear in an open habit
  • Oval to oblong, velvety, silver foliage, 12 cm long
  • Bloom Time: Late spring to early summer
  • Flower Height: 90 cm
  • Foliage Height: 60 cm
  • Flower Size: 2.5 cm

Zone:

4

Height:

50-60 cm

Spread:

40-45 cm

Colour:

Magenta

Campion Growing and Maintenance Tips

It will brighten up any perennial border and is tolerant of dry soils. It may be short-lived but readily reseeds.  

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Lychnis coronaria 'Red' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Hummingbirds
Attracts Hummingbirds
Fast
Fast
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Flowering Time

Spring

Habit

Clumping

Foliage Color

Silver

Landscape uses

Naturalizing