Lychnis coronaria


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Noun1.Lychnis coronaria - an old cottage garden plant of southeastern Europe widely cultivated for its attractive white woolly foliage and showy crimson flowersLychnis coronaria - an old cottage garden plant of southeastern Europe widely cultivated for its attractive white woolly foliage and showy crimson flowers
lychnis, catchfly - mostly perennial herbs with sticky stems that catch insects; widespread in north temperate zone
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In summer, flower beds burst with foxgloves, magenta-flowered crown-pinks (Lychnis coronaria), penstemons, and Shasta daisies.
And there's alchemilla mollis, Japanese anemones - especially the white varieties - aquilegias, astrantias, brunnera, campanula persicifolia, coreopsis verticillata, dicentra spectabilis, doronicum Miss Mason, echinops ritro, geraniums Wargrave, grandiflorum and Johnson's Blue, geum Mrs Bradshaw and Lady Stratheden, heleniums, hemerocallis or day lillies, lupins, lychnis coronaria, monarda, nepeta, phlox, pulmonarias, rudbeckias, sedum spectabile, sidalcea, stachys lanata and tradescantia.
Many more self-sown cultivated flowers bloom at different seasons: Lychnis coronaria, cousin to the campion, with silver-green leaves and plum-red flowers, larkspur, columns of blue or white campulas, purple-haloed teasels, Sweet Williams, honesty, valerian and violets.
The Cottage Herbery is exhibiting lychnis coronaria Hutchinsons Cream, which is variegated with white flowers.