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Botanical name: Lychnis coronaria 'Alba'
Other names: White rose campion, White mullein-pink, Dusty miller
Variety or cultivar: 'Alba' _ 'Alba' is a short-lived biennial with grey felted leaves and open sprays of long-stalked, white flowers in late summer.
Lychnis coronaria 'Alba' is: Deciduous
Flower: White in Summer
Foliage: Silvery-grey in Summer
Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Specific pests: Slugs
Diseases: Generally disease-free.
Propagation: Seeds itself around the garden.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Division, Seed. REGISTER to read more...
Lychnis coronaria 'Alba' (White rose campion) will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 0.5m after 1-2 years.
Suggested uses: Beds and borders, City, Coastal, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Prairie planting
Cultivation: Plant in fertile, moist, free-draining soil in full sun or partial shade in a sheltered position. The plant may need supporting. Produces the best leaf colour in dry soil.
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|Aspect:||South, East, West|
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Lychnis coronaria 'Alba' (White rose campion) has been used in The Daily Telegraph for Chelsea Flower Show 2009.
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