Campion, Maltese cross, Scarlet lightning, Catchfly

pink family, carnation family Lychnis chalcedonica

Burning love (annual to perennial) Maltese cross, scarlet lightning, catchfly

The flaming-scarlet, heart-shaped blooms are the distinctive feature of this garden flower from Asia Minor. It reaches 80 cm high and blooms from June to September. In the past, every cottage garden had this symbol of burning romance.

Sow into seedling trays in June to July. Transfer to a larger tray or pot once, then transplant into the field at a distance of 20 ✕ 20 cm in a sunny place. Blooms from the second year after planting.

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Campion (biennial to perennial) Maltese cross, scarlet lightning, catchfly

This very branchy plant has grey-felted leaves and stalks. They make you want to reach out and touch the texture like a teddy bear. The Bright purple flowers bloom from July until autumn. It is a very beautiful ornamental plant. Height reaches 60 cm.

Sow from June to July in planting trays. Transfer seedlings to larger pots once, then transplant into the field in the fall at a distance of 30 ✕ 30 cm in a sunny place. Flowers from the second year after planting.

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