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Botanical name: Lychnis flos-jovis
Other names: Flower of Jove, Agrostemma, Jupiter's flower, Umbelled lychnis
Species: L. flos-jovis - L. flos-jovis is an herbaceous perennial with grey-green, hairy, lance-shaped leaves. In summer, it bears terminal clusters of salver-shaped flowers that may be red, pink or white.
Lychnis flos-jovis is: Deciduous
Flower: Pink, White, Red in Summer
Foliage: Green, Grey in Spring; Grey, Green in Summer
Habit: Erect flower stem
Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Pests: Generally pest-free
Diseases: Generally disease-free.
Propagation methods: Basal cuttings, Seed. REGISTER to read more...
Lychnis flos-jovis (Flower of Jove) will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.
Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Prairie planting, Wildflower, Wildlife
Cultivation: Plant in moderately fertile, free-draining soil in full sun or partial shade
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