Lychnis Viscaria Splendens

Sticky Catchfly

£7.99

Lychnis Viscaria Splendens

Pack of 6

(Code P434)

£7.99

Pack of 18

(Code P435)

£15.98
Sensational perennial producing upright stems covered in magenta-Pink flowers in early summer. Sometimes called the sticky catchfly due to its sticky stems. As well as attracting butterflies and bees Lychnis viscara are said to improve the growth of surrounding plants by helping to increase their disease resistance making them a really useful addition to your beds and borders. They can also attractive aphids but for an easy natural solution simply plant near Petunias, garlic, chives or onions which will discourage them. For best results plant in moist but well-drained fertile soil and deadhead flowers to prolong flowering period. Height 40cm. Supplied as 5cm module grown plants.

Key Product Information

Season Interest Summer
Flower Colour PINK
Foliage Colour GREEN
Preferred Location
  • Suitable for planting in sunny locations
    sun
  • Suitable for planting in partially shaded locations
    part-shade
Positive attributes
  • Attracts Butterflies
    butterfly
  • Excellent for cut flowers
    cut-flower
  • Suitable for growing in pots and containers
    container
How Supplied 5cm module grown plants
Delivery Delivery October/November

Key Product Information

Delivery October/November

Season Interest

Summer

Flower Colour

PINK

Foliage Colour

GREEN

Preferred Location
Suitable for planting in sunny locations
sun
Suitable for planting in partially shaded locations
part-shade
How Supplied

5cm module grown plants

Flowering Time

  • J
  • F
  • M
  • A
  • M
  • J
  • J
  • A
  • S
  • O
  • N
  • D

Available to buy

  • J
  • F
  • M
  • A
  • M
  • J
  • J
  • A
  • S
  • O
  • N
  • D

Plant Size

Mature Height 40cm
Mature Spread 40cm
Plant Spacing 30cm
Plant Spacing

30cm

Mature Height

40cm

Mature Spread

40cm

Planting Plant in prepared soil, with a hole large enough to firmly hold the module.
Soil Type Fertile, well drained soil
Pruning Annually, after flowering
Planting

Plant in prepared soil, with a hole large enough to firmly hold the module.

Soil Type

Fertile, well drained soil

Pruning

Annually, after flowering

They are suitable for planting in all types of well drained garden soil. They work best once planted in sunny location.
Do not allow the ground to dry out in the summer and water regularly during the flowering period to help prolong the flowering.
  • Information
  • Key Product Information

    Season Interest Summer
    Flower Colour PINK
    Foliage Colour GREEN
    Preferred Location
    • Suitable for planting in sunny locations
      sun
    • Suitable for planting in partially shaded locations
      part-shade
    Positive attributes
    • Attracts Butterflies
      butterfly
    • Excellent for cut flowers
      cut-flower
    • Suitable for growing in pots and containers
      container
    How Supplied 5cm module grown plants
    Delivery Delivery October/November

    Key Product Information

    How Supplied

    5cm module grown plants

    Delivery October/November

    Season Interest

    Summer

    Flower Colour

    PINK

    Foliage Colour

    GREEN

    Preferred Location
    Suitable for planting in sunny locations
    sun
    Suitable for planting in partially shaded locations
    part-shade

    Flowering Time

    • J
    • F
    • M
    • A
    • M
    • J
    • J
    • A
    • S
    • O
    • N
    • D

    Available to buy

    • J
    • F
    • M
    • A
    • M
    • J
    • J
    • A
    • S
    • O
    • N
    • D

    Plant Size

    Mature Height 40cm
    Mature Spread 40cm
    Plant Spacing 30cm
    Mature Height

    40cm

    Mature Spread

    40cm

    Plant Spacing

    30cm

    Planting Plant in prepared soil, with a hole large enough to firmly hold the module.
    Soil Type Well drained fertile soil.
    Pruning Deadhead as necessary to prolong flowering.
    Planting

    Plant in prepared soil, with a hole large enough to firmly hold the module.

    Soil Type

    Fertile, well drained soil

    Pruning

    Annually, after flowering

  • Planting & growing Instructions
  • They are suitable for planting in all types of well drained garden soil. They work best once planted in sunny location.
    Do not allow the ground to dry out in the summer and water regularly during the flowering period to help prolong the flowering.
  • Video planting guides