Lychnis Petite Jenny

A stunning soft pink double-flowering form of Lychnis, flowers are held for many months above a compact clump of green foliage, attracting butterflies and bees into the garden.

Botanical NameLychnis flos-cuculi
Common NameCatchfly
Key FeaturesShaggy pink flower heads atop long, elegant stems. Long lasting flowers from late spring to autumn.
SizeFoliage grows to 30-40cm high and flower stems up to 60cm tall.
PositionFull to part sun and well drained soil.
DescriptionCompact mounding foliage, with spectacular floral display.
Cultural NotesCut back after flowering to encourage new growth and repeat flowering.
Landscape IdeasSpectacular plant for garden beds, borders, pathways and containers. Fabulous mass planting.
Water RequirementsLow – medium
  • Easy to grow
  • Suitable as cut flower
  • Attracts butterflies, birds and bees.
  • Drought resistant once established.