Lychnis x arkwrightii 'Vesuvius'


Hardy in poor soils, plant varieties of old-fashioned Campion in flower borders, cutting gardens and wild gardens. Flowers range from rich magenta and orange to the softest pastels to white. Easily grown from seed, they may be sown in wildflower fashion in fall or spring. Perennial types are available in cell packs or larger containers in fall or spring.
Lychnis x arkwrightii, Campion
Orange-red, star-shaped flowers make a striking impression. Plant doesn't like hot, dry summers. Good drainage essential in cold areas. Pinch new growth.

Attributes - Lychnis x arkwrightii 'Vesuvius'

Plant Type: Perennial

Bloom Season: Early Summer through Late Summer

Flower Color: Orange, Red

Foliage: Deciduous

Height: 1 ft. 6 in. to 2 ft.

Width: 1 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun

Climate: Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Related Plants

Lychnis x arkwrightii, Lychnis chalcedonica, Lychnis coronaria, Lychnis coronaria 'Alba', Lychnis coronaria 'Occulata', Lychnis x haggeana 'Molten Lava'
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