This Lychnis is also known as Rose Campion, and it is easily established from Lychnis seeds. It is erect with many branches that have softly wooly, silver-gray leaves and stems. The plant gets 28 - 32 inches tall with a spread of 12 - 24 inches.
The first year it will only produce a few blooms, but in the second year of establishment, Lychnis Rose Campion blooms with a profusion producing many long-stemmed roses to red-colored trumpet-shaped flowers.
They measure an inch across and just as long. A synonymous botanical name is Silene coronaria, and another common name is Mullein Pink
Season: Perennial USDA Zones: 3 - 10 Height: 28 - 32 inches Bloom Season: Summe Bloom Color: Rosy red Foliage Color: Silver-gray Environment: Full sun to partial shade Soil Type: Well-drained, pH 5.8 - 6.8 Deer Resistant: Yes Latin Name: Lychnis Coronaria
Temperature: 68 - 70 Average Germ Time: 14 - 21 days Light Required: Ye Depth: Seeds must be covered thinly Sowing Rate: 3 seeds per plant Moisture: Keep seeds continuously moist until germination Plant Spacing: 18 inches