Maltese Cross

Maltese Cross

 Lychnis chalcedonica

  • Light Exposure: Sun-partial shade
  • Soil Type: Moist, fertile, well draining
  • Height: 3′
  • Width: 1-2′
  • Bloom Time: Late Spring to early Summer
  • Bloom Colour: Red, white, pink
  • Foliage Colour: Dark green
  • Pests and Disease: Whitefly, root rot, rust
  • Landscape Uses: Beds, borders
  • Special Features: Cut flowers, attract hummingbirds and butterflies, attractive foliage, drought tolerant
  • Zone: 3-8

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