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Lychnis coronaria

Common Name(s):
Rose campion
Category:
Perennials
Comment:

The leaves of Rose campion are whitish and woolly, and offer ornamental interest when not in flower. It may not be a true perennial in warm, humid areas, but it reseeds and comes back in the garden. This may account for white flowered cultivars "turning" red.

Season:
spring
Height:
24-36 in.
Flower Color:
glowing magenta, red, white
Hardiness:
4-8
Propagation:
seed
Exposure:
partial shade to full sun
Soil:
well drained
Regions:
Mountains, Piedmont, Coastal Plain
Origin:
Southern Europe
Tags:
red white, sun, perennial, spring, partial shade

NCCES plant id: 743

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