Puriri Lane | Lychnis coronaria  | Rose Campion
Puriri Lane | Lychnis coronaria  | Rose Campion
Puriri Lane | Lychnis coronaria  | Rose Campion
Puriri Lane | Lychnis coronaria  | Rose Campion
Puriri Lane | Lychnis coronaria  | Rose Campion
Puriri Lane | Lychnis coronaria  | Rose Campion

Lychnis coronaria | Rose Campion

Regular price $12.00 Save $-12.00

 An old style vintage biennial, but such a great addition to the garden.  In its first year, this plant quickly establishes an attractive clump of grey foliage, and in its second year, it bursts forth with tall stems with glowing magenta flowers that float above the foliage. It has a long season of interest flowering from spring through until late summer.  It is easy to grow and trouble free, in short, it is the perfect plant!

It is grown as much for its foliage as its flowers and the foliage provides interest in the winter garden whilst not flowering.  We underplant Roses with this lovely little plant as it works really well to hide their bare legs! It is an excellent choice for dry gardens as does like to have good drainage and it is of course right at home in the cottage garden as it will self sow and pop up around your garden as it self-sows.  The fact that it likes a dry spot means it is an excellent choice of plant in our climate as things become a lot drier. 

Once flowering is over you can remove the flower heads if you do not want it to self-seed leaving the attractive foliage on display for the rest of the season.  Butterflies also love this plant.

We also have Lychnis coronaria "Gardeners World" which is a stunning double variety in this selection and also Lychis coronaria "Alba" for the lover of white flowers.

Height 30cm x 30cm - with flower stems up to 90cm from the base

Biennial | Will self-sow

Plant size: PB2 - Equivalent 1.2 litres

If you are ordering plants you can get up to 12 plants or a selection of plants, gifts and garden-wares into a box for the below rates 
      • Auckland City | $10
      • Upper North Island | $20 (Northland)
      • Middle North Island | $20 (Bay of Plenty & Waikato)
      • Lower North Island | $20
      • South Island | $25
      • Waiheke - Please select Rural Delivery at checkout
      • Outer lying islands, please contact us for a quote.
Smaller items such as books, stationery and other items can be sent for a lesser rate which you will see at checkout - From $6

Upon checking out, the freight charged is applied based on your location.  If you are rural please select the rural option as rural delivery is an additional $7 Please note the courier will not release your order for delivery if the incorrect option has been selected and we will email you re settlement of the outstanding amount.  

  • All of our orders are dispatched using Aramex (formerly Fastways) fully tracked service   
  • Our freight is calculated by weight and volume.  For plant orders, you may wish to order the maximum number of plants that will fit in a box to make freight more cost-effective or perhaps share an order with a friend
  • Plant orders will only be dispatched on Monday's and Tuesday's this will ensure that your order is not held in a depot over the weekend
  • All parcels are set at "Authority to leave" which means if you're not home at the time of delivery the courier will leave your parcel in a safe place on your property
  • Most Aramex deliveries are a two-day service with the exception of rural delivery which may add up to two days.
  • If you are wanting more than twelve plants, get in contact with us for a quote for freight
  • Corten steel garden stakes are considered over size for rural delivery so these can be sent but you will need to collect these from your local depot 

All rates detailed are for parcels up to 15kgs

Please note that on occasion Aramex may deem an area to be rural where other companies may not, this unfortunately is outside of our control as Aramex are the preferred courier for live plants, as other couriers will not transport them. Where this occurs we will need to get in touch to get you to deposit the additional rural fee


Please get in contact with us here or email us at hello@puririlane.co.nz

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