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Lychnis flos-cuculi Petite Jenny
Lychnis flos-cuculi Petite Jenny
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Lychnis flos-cuculi Petite Jenny

Ragged Robin Campion

USDA Zone: 5-9

Plant number: 1.335.440

(='Lychjenpet') Dwarf form of the popular, double-flowered selection L. ‘Jenny’. The old-fashioned Ragged Robin is a late spring bloomer for a sunny area. Upright branching stems hold a long succession of double, soft lavender-pink flowers, early summer through autumn. A lovely pastel shade for the front of the border. A nice filler flower for cut arrangements. Flowers are attractive to butterflies. Beautiful with blue or purple Iris or other large, blousy companions such as Peonies. Shear back to 6 inches after blooming. USPPP: unlicensed propagation prohibited.

Further details for
Lychnis flos-cuculi Petite Jenny

Optimal Growing
Appearance and
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun or
  Partial Shade
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
Soil Moisture
  Average or
Care Level
Flower Colour
  Deep Pink
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Summer
  Late Summer
  Early Fall
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Attracts Butterflies
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
   30-35 cm
   12-14 inches
   40-45 cm
   16-18 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate