Lychins chalcedonica

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Related to Lychnis chalcedonica: Oenothera lamarckiana
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Noun1.Lychins chalcedonica - Eurasian garden perennial having scarlet flowers in dense terminal headsLychins chalcedonica - Eurasian garden perennial having scarlet flowers in dense terminal heads
lychnis, catchfly - mostly perennial herbs with sticky stems that catch insects; widespread in north temperate zone
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In front of the house the long borders have been stocked with larkspurs, annual and perennial, columbines, giant poppies, pinks, Madonna lilies, wallflowers, hollyhocks, perennial phloxes, peonies, lavender, starworts, cornflowers, Lychnis chalcedonica, and bulbs packed in wherever bulbs could go.
Lychnis chalcedonica is a tall border type, up to 90cm (3ft), with a cluster of bright red flowers atop each stem.
But we're not finished yet - Lychnis chalcedonica (Maltese Cross) will steal the show with a stunning display of scarlet, star-shaped blooms on metre-high stems from June through until the end of August.