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  • ragged robin
  • Eventual height: 0.6m
  • Eventual spread: 0.4m

Lychnis flos-cuculi

ragged robin

9cm pot £6.99
9cm pot £6.99

This pond plant dies right back in autumn, then fresh new growth appears again in spring.

  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Depth of water: 0-23cm (0-9in)
  • Rate of growth: average to fast
  • Flowering period: April to July
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Slender upright perennial with bluish-green foliage and star-shaped pale pink flowers.

  • Garden care: Apply a generous 5-7cm (2-3in) mulch of well-rotted compost around the base of the plant in early spring. Cut back the faded flowerheads in late summer and autumn.