Lychnis Little Robin – Alpine plants for sale

£2.50

Unusual, shredded light pink flowers over leathery rosettes in spring and early summer.

Grown in handy 9 cm pots:

Only 8 left in stock

Description

Lychnis flos-cuculi Little Robin description

Shredded cream pink flowers in spring and early summer.

The shiny, evergreen foliage is very compact and dark green.

A pollinator friendly plant including bees.
This is a butterfly friendly plant.
A bat friendly plant.
Can tolerate a coastal aspect with a certain amount of salt laden air.

This plant is good for a rockery, tub or raised bedHow easy is it to grow:
Good for the front of a border, containers, alpine bed, rockery, or by a patio and it can be a bit tricky – it often looks rather rough after the winter and resents a soil that is too dry.

We have plenty more alpine plants for sale – many are easy to grow.

Common name: Dwarf Ragged Robin.

Lychnis Little Robin flowering in July
Lychnis Little Robin in July

The best position in the garden:

Sun or semi shade.

Sun or semi shade

What type of soil:

Any reasonable soil where not too dry, also tolerates acidic soil, or chalky soil.

How much moisture:

Normal.

Hardiness and, or, lifespan:

Hardy.

Care and maintenance:

When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.

Size of plant:

Height 10 cm.
Spread 30 cm.

Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:

Allow 10 plants per square metre.

Additional information

Weight .25 kg

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