Lychnis coronaria /Rose Campion

Lychnis coronaria  / Lychnis coronaria
Lavender flowers with attractive silvery-gray foliage
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Lavender flowers with attractive silvery-gray foliage

Close-up image of flowers in summer bloom

A ruby-red flowering cultivar and silvery colored foliage

A healthy, mature specimen

Well grown plants produce a multitude of flowers

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Scientific Name: Lychnis coronaria
Common Name: Rose Campion
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: Pink, Red
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: Easy to grow and spread by self-seeding. To prevent self-seeding, deadhead the plants soon after the blossoms have faded. May be used in borders, bedding, specimen or accent plant.