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LYCHNIS arkwrightii 'Vesuvius'
Commonly known as Campion, Catchfly
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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)
Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - slugs.
Place of origin - garden origin.
Flower Shape - Star-shaped -
Hardiness - Fully hardy -
Seasonal Interest - Summer -
Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil -
Wildlife - Bee friendly -
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