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LYCHNIS Chalecedonica Scarlet Seeds

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Lychnis Chalecedonica Scarlet is a perennial Lychnis variety producing spectacularly beautifully bright red flowers on upright stems. The Lychnis Chalecedonica Scarlet variety is a hardy herbaceous perennial that produces deep green foliage punctuated by multiple 60-70cm tall stems with rosettes of 50+ individual flowers. This heavy flowering variety produces long-lasting red flower spikes which provide months of brilliant colour. The flower stems are suitable as a cut flower as well as in floral displays due to the long stems. Lychnis plants are typically easy to grow and provide spectacular colour in traditional cottage gardens as well as more modern gardens being enlivened by bursts of bright red colour. Lychnis Chalecedonica Scarlet is an improved selection of the traditional species of Lychnis Chalecedonica often referred to as Maltese Cross, Jerusalem Cross, Nonesuch, Flower of Bristol, Burning Love, Dusky Salmon, amongst other.

Advantages of Lychnis Chalecedonica Scarlet

  • Spectacularly bright red flowers
  • Very heavy flowering variety
  • Beautiful deep green foliage
  • Extended flowering variety


  • 60 - 90cm height at maturity
  • 50cm apart is a suitable planting distance
  • Prefers full sun but will grow in part shade
  • Suitable for pots and will grow in most regions of Australia
  • Easy to grow flowering perennial

Seed Sowing Instructions

  • Easy to follow seed propagation notes are provided with every seed purchase
  • Seeds of this variety are best started in seed raising mix or Jiffy® pellets before planting into the garden

What am I Purchasing?

  • Premium seeds of Lychnis Chalecedonica Scarlet
  • Easy to follow seed propagation notes

Customer Reviews

Based on 1 review
Christine Sun (VIC)
Fast Delivery, Clear Planting instructions

The seeds were delivered fast and in a professional manner, and all the planting instructions were very clear and easy to follow. Thank you.