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Lychnis coronaria
Lychnis coronaria

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Lychnis coronaria

Crown-Pink, Dusty Miller
Caryophyllaceae
Perennials

LYCHNIS

These old-fashioned garden flowers all tolerate poor soils. The different kinds vary in appearance, but all come in eye-catching colors.

Lychnis coronaria
Lychnis coronaria

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Lychnis coronaria

Perennial from southeastern Europe. Grows to 1 1/2–2 1/2 ft. tall and 1 1/2 ft. wide, with attractive, silky white foliage and magenta to crimson flowers a little less than an inch across. Effective massed.

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