Lychnis flos-cuculi (Ragged Robin) Petite Jenny

Where to Buy

US & Canada|UK & Ireland

Description

Compact bushy clumps form just 14″ (36cm) tall and are topped with masses of soft lavender-pink flowers from early summer into autumn. Has a longer blooming period due to the flowers being sterile. Dwarf form discovered by Paul Gooderham at Bressingham, UK, in a patch of its larger parent ‘Jenny.’

Variety

Lychnis flos-cuculi (Ragged Robin) Petite Jenny

Approx. Height

14"/35cm

Approx. Spread

15"/38cm

Attributes

Borders, cottage and informal gardens, meadow gardens, containers.

Aftercare Instructions

Wait until blooms wither then remove entire flower stalk down to the base of the plant. Plants prefer moist over dry conditions.

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Flowering Time

Early Summer into Fall

Positioning

Sun, Part Shade

Approx. Winter Hardiness

USDA Hardiness Zones 5-7
RHS Hardiness Rating -28C/-20F