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Brilliant magenta flowers against soft, felted silver-grey foliage. A show stopper perennial native to northern Europe that blooms June-August starting in year 2. They look spectacular in solid plantings. Grows to 3' tall. Naturalizes readily. Valued homeopathic medicinal. Wonderful plant for the permaculture, polyculture and homestead garden.
Either start indoors 8 weeks before transplanting or seed directly into garden after last frost. Likes average, well-draining soil and full sun. Thin to 6-8" apart. Drought tolerant. Easily self-seeds.
good pollinator attractor
deer do not seem to like this plant
striking garden focal point as a mass planting
seed is useful in homeopathic remedies
Variety: Lychnis coronaria
Latin Name: Lychnis coronaria
Seed Count: 100
Plant Cycle: Perennial
Days to Germinate: 10-14
Days to Harvest: 2 Years
Farm Type: Ecologically Farmed
Planting Seasons: Spring
Seed Type: Heirloom , Open Pollinated
Cold Hardy: Yes
Seed Saving Level: Intermediate
Seed Storage : About 3-7+ years, when properly stored (cool, dry, dark)
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