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Rose Campion

Culinary & Medicinal Herb Seeds

We carry a diverse variety of herb seeds, including culinary herbs, medicinals, ethnobotanicals, native plants of the PNW, and nectar and pollen rich flowers attractive to bees, butterflies, and other beneficial insects. All varieties are open pollinated, we do not sell hybrid seeds. Average seed life is 3 years. Please allow 1-2 weeks for shipping.

Rose Campion

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Rose Campion

3.75

(Lychnis coronaria)

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Common Names
Rose Campion, Lamp-flower, Mullein-Pink

Botanical Name
Lychnis coronaria (synonym Silene coronaria)

Plant Family
Caryophyllaceae (Carnation Family)

Native Range
Europe, Asia.

Life Cycle
Perennial

Hardiness Zone
5-9

Habit
Very striking and ornamental, light silver-grey downy leaves contrasted with intensely bright magenta flowers. Blooms in late spring/early summer, flowers are long lasting and profuse. Excellent cut flower.

Sun/Soil
Easy to grow and will tolerate a variety of conditions. Ideally they are given regular well-drained soil and full sun exposure. 

Germination/Sowing
Seeds germinate easily and can be direct sown in fall or spring, or started in flats in the spring and then transplanted. 

Growing/Care
Plants are herbaceous and can be cut back to the ground. Flower stalks may be removed after flowering to prevent self-seeding. Very easy to grow, low maintenance. Looks beautiful in the herb garden next to Mullein (Verbascum thapsus).

Harvesting
N/A

Culinary Uses
None known.

Medicinal Uses
N/A

Themes
Attracts Pollinators, Deer Resistant, Apothecary Garden, Xeriscape, Container Garden, Low Maintenance, Cut Flowers, Drought Tolerant.