Lychnis Peggy – Buy alpines

£2.50

Pleasing pink flowers on stiff stems in the summer.

Grown in handy 9 cm pots:

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Description

Lychnis flos-jovis Peggy description

Bright pink flowers in late spring to mid summer held above the felty, silver grey foliage.

A pollinator friendly plant including bees.
This is a butterfly friendly plant.

Good for a flower border or patioHow easy is it to grow:
Good for the front of a border, by a patio, in containers, or in an alpine bed or rockery and it can be short-lived if not given a hot, dry place.

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Common name: Flower-of-Jove Peggy or Joe’s Flower Peggy or Carnation of Jove Peggy.

Also known as: Lychnis flos-jovis nana Peggy

Lychnis Peggy in June
Lychnis Peggy in June

The best position in the garden:

Prefers sun.

Prefers sun

What type of soil:

Well drained soil.

How much moisture:

Normal, or dry.

Hardiness and, or, lifespan:

Hardy in well drained soil.

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, then it will be fairly drought resistant.
It can reseed itself, so keep an eye open for unwanted seedlings.

Size of plant:

Height 30 cm.
Spread 30 cm.

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

Allow 10 plants per square metre.

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Additional information

Weight .25 kg

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