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Lychnis 'Hill Grounds' (Rose campion 'Hill Grounds')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.75m
Max height
0.45m
Max spread
1-2 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Lychnis 'Hill Grounds'

Other names

Rose campion 'Hill Grounds'

Genus

Lychnis Lychnis

Variety or Cultivar

'Hill Grounds' _ 'Hill Grounds' is an erect, woolly biennial or short-lived perennial with ovate to lance-shaped, silvery-grey, felted leaves and branching stems bearing lax sprays of bright magenta flowers from late spring into autumn.


Lychnis 'Hill Grounds' is: Deciduous

Habit

Branching, Erect

Flower

Magenta in Spring; Magenta in Summer; Magenta in Autumn

Foliage

Silvery-grey in Spring; Silvery-grey in Summer; Silvery-grey in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Slugs Slugs

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Pruning

Deadhead regularly to prolong flowering.

Propagation

This plant is sterile so will not set seed.

Propagation methods

Basal cuttings, Division


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Where to grow

Lychnis 'Hill Grounds' (Rose campion 'Hill Grounds') will reach a height of 0.75m and a spread of 0.45m after 1-2 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, City, Coastal, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Prairie planting

Cultivation

Grows best in any moderately fertile, well-drained soil in full sun. Will easily tolerate partial shade. Leaf colour is best in full sun.

Soil type

Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

Botanical name

Lychnis 'Hill Grounds'

Other names

Rose campion 'Hill Grounds'

Genus

Lychnis Lychnis

Variety or Cultivar

'Hill Grounds' _ 'Hill Grounds' is an erect, woolly biennial or short-lived perennial with ovate to lance-shaped, silvery-grey, felted leaves and branching stems bearing lax sprays of bright magenta flowers from late spring into autumn.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Branching, Erect


Colour

Flower

Magenta in Spring; Magenta in Summer; Magenta in Autumn

Foliage

Silvery-grey in Spring; Silvery-grey in Summer; Silvery-grey in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Slugs

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Pruning

Deadhead regularly to prolong flowering.

Propagation

This plant is sterile so will not set seed.

Propagation methods

Basal cuttings, Division


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Lychnis 'Hill Grounds' (Rose campion 'Hill Grounds') will reach a height of 0.75m and a spread of 0.45m after 1-2 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, City, Coastal, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Prairie planting

Cultivation

Grows best in any moderately fertile, well-drained soil in full sun. Will easily tolerate partial shade. Leaf colour is best in full sun.

Soil type

Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4, Zone 3

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