Perennials: Lychnis chalcedonica
Botanical name: Lychnis chalcedonica
Common name: Maltese Cross
description for "Perennials: Lychnis chalcedonica"
Clusters of brilliant red flowers adorn Maltese Cross. True to its name, the individual flowers resemble small crosses. A long time favorite for gardeners, this beauty will show color from early Spring to mid Summer. A favorite of hummingbirds and other garden pollinators, it can also be enjoyed in cut or dried flower arrangements. Hardy in zones 3-7. Edited by S.Derr