Lychnis x haageana 'Molten Lava'
Lychnis x haageana 'Molten Lava'
Lychnis x haageana 'Molten Lava'
Lychnis x haageana 'Molten Lava'
Lychnis x haageana 'Molten Lava'
Lychnis x haageana 'Molten Lava'
Lychnis x haageana 'Molten Lava'
Lychnis x haageana 'Molten Lava'
Lychnis x haageana 'Molten Lava'
Lychnis x haageana 'Molten Lava'

Lychnis x haageana 'Molten Lava'

Dwarf Campion

Caryophyllaceae

Height

10 - 15 cm

Flower colour

scarlet red

Flowering time

August

Foliage colour

dark burgundy

Sunlight

sun

Soil

well drained

pH

acid - neutral - alkaline

Hardiness

sensitive to winter wet

Plant range

garden variety

Lychnis is a small genus in the Caryophyllaceae family, native to Eurasia and N-Africa. It is closely related to the genus Silene,  one of the differentiating characteristics being that species in the Lychnis genus have sticky flower stalks. The flowers are fairly large and often in bright shades of red or pink.

Propagation:


Division in spring.


Seed - sown January - March.

Seed just covered and stored at 20°C (68°F) until germination.

Needs a sunny spot and well drained soil. Sensitive to winter wet.

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