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Orange Gnome Catchfly Lychnis coronaria

Exposure
  • Sun

The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

Flower Season
  • Summer
Mature Size
15" 12"
Height
12" - 15"
Spread
12"
  • Details

    Features

    Brilliant, orange-scarlet flowers measuring 1½" across are produced in abundance beginning in early summer and lasting nearly 8 weeks. The foliage is nearly as pretty as the flowers, having a purplish-bronze cast over the naturally dark green leaves.

    Harmful To: 
    Hummingbirds

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Perennial
    Height Category: 
    Short
    Garden Height: 
    12 - 15 Inches
    Spacing: 
    12 Inches
    Spread: 
    12 Inches
    Flower Colors: 
    Orange
    Flower Shade: 
    Gold/Orange Shades
    Foliage Colors: 
    Green
    Foliage Shade: 
    Green Shades
    Habit: 
    Upright
    Container Role: 
    Thriller

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement: 
    Sun
    Maintenance Category: 
    Easy
    Bloom Time: 
    Early Summer
    Bloom Time: 
    Mid Summer
    Hardiness Zones: 
    3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
    Water Category: 
    Average
    Uses: 
    Border Plant
    Uses: 
    Container
    Uses: 
    Cut Flower
    Uses: 
    Landscape
    Uses Notes: 

    Use in beds, borders and large containers

    Maintenance Notes: 

    Plant in full sun and moist, but well-drained soil.

    Orange Gnome Lychnis coronaria USPPAF
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