Maltese Cross - lychnis chaicedonica

Maltese Cross - lychnis chaicedonica

Light: sun to part shade

Height: 36-48" (90-120cm)

Space: 12" (30cm)

Features: Stiff, upright perennial with rough, dark green foliage. Strong stems bear heads of vivid scarlet red flowers. A perfect contrast for a silver or evergreen backdrop. 

Uses: Combines beautifully with small ornamental grasses. Best planted in groups.

Care: Very easy to grow in virtually any location. Best in fertile, well-drained soil. Keep soil moist, watering freely in dry weather. Deadhead to prevent self-seeding.