Lychnis viscaria ‘Splendens’
German catchfly ‘Splendens’, Viscaria vulgaris ‘Splendens’, Clammy campion ‘Splendens’
Variety or Cultivar
‘Splendens’ _ ‘Splendens’ is a mat-forming to tufted perennial with lance-shaped, dark green basal leaves and narrow, spike-like panicles of bright magenta flowers in early and midsummer.
Magenta in Summer
Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Aphids , Slugs
Deadhead to prolong flowering. Cut back in autumn.
Basal cuttings, Division, Seed
Lychnis viscaria ‘Splendens’ (German catchfly ‘Splendens’) will reach a height of 0.4m and a spread of 0.4m after 2-5 years.
Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Wildlife
Plant in fertile, moist soil in full sun or partial shade. May require support.
Chalky, Loamy, Sandy
Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Partial Shade, Full Sun
South, East, West