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Lychnis flos-jovis 'Peggy'

Also called Ragged Robin, Campion, Catchfly


 Suitable Substitutions for Lychnis flos-jovis 'Peggy'

 

Lychnis flos-jovis 'Peggy' - Flower of Jove - Photo courtesy of Jelitto® Seed

More About Lychnis flos-jovis 'Peggy'

  • AKA Viscaria flos-jovis nana 'Peggy'
  • Bright deep pink, daisy-like flowers rise slightly above foliage
  • Rosettes of velvety, silver-green foliage
  • Self-seeds but not invasively
  • Bloom Time: June to July
  • Flower Height: 30 cm
  • Foliage Height: 25 cm

Zone:

3

Height:

20-30 cm

Spread:

30-40 cm

Colour:

Pink (deep)

Flower of Jove Growing and Maintenance Tips

Use for edging, in containers or any difficult, hot and sunny location. Drought tolerant once established, it makes an attractive addition to the rock garden and its blooms are good for flower arrangements. 

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Lychnis flos-jovis 'Peggy' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Hummingbirds
Attracts Hummingbirds
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Compact
Clumping

Foliage Color

Silver
Green

Landscape uses

Border/edging