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Ragged Robin - 9cm black pot

Ragged Robin - 9cm black pot

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Plant name: Lychnis flos-cuculi 'Ragged Robin'

Other names: crow soap, cuckoo flower, marsh gilliflower, wild William

Category: Upright perennial

Plant family: Caryophyllaceae

Light preference: Full sun/partial shade

Soil preference: Clay, loam, sand. Acid, Alkaline, Neutral. Moist but well-drained.

Flowering/fruiting month: Late Spring to late Summer


  • 0.5-1 metres height
  • 0.1-0.5 metres spread

Description: L. flos-cuculi is an upright perennial to 70cm, with branched stems bearing opposite, lance-shaped leaves and, in late spring and early summer, terminal clusters of star-shaped deep rose-pink flowers, each petal deeply cut into 4 narrow segments.

Care: Thrives in a moist, moderately fertile soil in sun or part shade. Well suited to moist meadows or wild gardens. Propagate by seed, division or take basal cuttings. Deadhead to prolong flowering.

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