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LYCHNIS arkwrightii 'Vesuvius'

Commonly known as Campion, Catchfly

Clear orange-red flowers with dark purple leaves
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individually £11.50 each, 3+ £9.00 each

Delivery Information Available again FEBRUARY 2020
plant size comparison icon 1.5 to 2 Litre
  • Red - orange red
  • Height - 45cm (18in)
  • Spread - 30cm (12in)
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - short-lived, clump-forming perennial. Oval to lance-shaped, hairy leaves 8cm (3in) long. Flowers are in terminal clusters of 5-10, 3-4cm (1¼ to 1½in) across, with notched petals.
  • Hardy - very cold winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - slugs.
  • Place of origin - garden origin.
  • Flower Shape - Star-shaped
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly
  • Rabbit Resistant
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45cm (18in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Hand Trowel
  30cm (12in)
 

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