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What is this To help gardeners understand which plants will grow well for them, the entire USA has been segmented into ‘Plant Hardiness Zones’.

Lychnis Lipstick

Red and Orange Lychnis Lipstick, Lychnis, Maltese Cross
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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)

Shipping Shipping begins in late March based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first. Learn More…
Zones 4 - 8
Advantages
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Full Sun
Mature Plant Size 36-48" tall, 24-36" wide
Bloom Time Early to late summer
Size Plant - 3" pot
SKU 1LYCH

Plant Information

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.
SKU 1LYCH
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.
Planting Time Spring / Summer
Soil Type Loamy Soil
Soil Moisture Average, Well Draining
Advantages Deer Resistant
Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada No

Shipping

Shipping begins in late March based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first.

As soon as your order is placed you will receive an order confirmation email that will include your shipping information. We ship perennials and spring-planted bulbs at the proper planting time for your hardiness zone. Perennials and spring-planted bulb orders will arrive separately from seeds. If your order requires more than one shipment, there is no additional shipping charge. See our shipping information page for approximate ship dates and more detailed information. If you need express shipping or have any questions, please call Customer Service toll-free at (877) 309-7333 or contact us by email.

You will receive a second email the day your order ships telling you how it has been sent. Your order is scheduled to arrive at your door, fresh and ready to plant, usually within 3-5 days of leaving our warehouse, depending on your shipping address. We pack our plants to withstand up to 10 days in transit, in the event transit is delayed. We cannot guarantee arrival on a specific day. Please make sure to open your package upon receipt and follow the instructions included.

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USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

  • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
  • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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