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Lychnis Lipstick

Huge, lipstick-red blooms are offset by bronze foliage on this drought-tolerant beauty. Lychnis Lipstick will grow to be about 48” tall and is deer resistant. (Lychnis)

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Plant - 3" pot

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Zones: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Plant Size: 36-48" tall, 24-36" wide
Light: Full Sun
Bloom Time: Early to late summer
Shipping: Shipping begins in late March based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first.

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Red and Orange Lychnis Lipstick, Lychnis, Maltese Cross
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Common Name Maltese Cross
Botanical Name Lychnis
Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Light Requirements Full Sun
Flower Color Red, Orange
Mature Height 36-48" tall
Estimated Mature Spread 24-36" wide
Bloom Time Early to late summer
Planting Depth Crown of plant should rest just at or above the soil surface after watering in.
Ships As Potted Plant
Foliage Bronze foliage.
Evergreen N/A
Native N/A
Planting Season Spring / Summer
Soil Type Loamy Soil
Soil Moisture Average, Well Draining
Amount of Rain N/A
Advantages Deer Resistant
Special Groups N/A
Ideal Region N/A
Ships to Canada No
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This unique, bright-red bloomer is drought resistant and deer resistant. The strong stems grow to be about 48” tall and will ignite the summer garden with huge, bold color.
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Shipping begins in late March based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first.

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Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With: