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Lychnis x Arkwrightii 'Vesuvius

SKU 1126769
Original price €0.00 - Original price €0.00
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Lychnis x arkwrightii 'Vesuvius' is a captivating and fiery perennial cultivar cherished for its brilliant red-orange flowers and ornamental qualities. As a hybrid of Lychnis chalcedonica and Lychnis fulgens, this variety stands out with its eye-catching and vibrant flower clusters. 'Vesuvius' is highly valued for its ability to attract beneficial pollinators, such as bees and butterflies, making it an essential addition to pollinator-friendly gardens. With its upright growth habit and its tolerance to a variety of garden conditions, this cultivar is an excellent choice for borders, cottage gardens, and cutting gardens, adding a splash of color and attracting attention in any landscape.

Why We Like It:

  • Fiery Red-Orange Flowers: Lychnis x arkwrightii 'Vesuvius' boasts brilliant red-orange flower clusters that create a fiery and eye-catching display in the garden.
  • Pollinator Attractant: This cultivar attracts essential pollinators like bees and butterflies, promoting garden biodiversity and supporting local ecosystems.
  • Ornamental Beauty: 'Vesuvius' adds a splash of vibrant color and visual interest, making it an attractive focal point or accent in various garden designs.

What to Know:

  • Sun and Soil Requirements: Lychnis x arkwrightii 'Vesuvius' thrives in full sun to partial shade and prefers well-draining, fertile soil.
  • Watering Needs: Regular watering during the growing season ensures optimal growth, and providing consistent moisture benefits the plant's health.
  • Pruning Guidelines: Removing spent flower clusters after blooming promotes a tidy appearance and may encourage potential reblooming.
  • Winter Hardiness: 'Vesuvius' is generally cold-hardy, making it suitable for various climates, but providing winter protection, such as mulching, can be beneficial in colder regions.
  • Propagation Methods: This cultivar can be propagated through division or from seeds, offering opportunities for expanding its presence in the garden.

Flower Color:

  • Lychnis x arkwrightii 'Vesuvius' showcases brilliant red-orange flower clusters that bring a fiery hue to the garden.

Flowering Months:

  • 'Vesuvius' typically blooms from early summer to mid-summer, usually from June to July.

Height and Spread:

  • When fully grown, Lychnis x arkwrightii 'Vesuvius' reaches a height of approximately 60 to 90 centimeters, with a spread of about 30 to 45 centimeters.

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