Lychnis flos-cuculi (Ragged robin)

Lychnis flos-cuculi (Ragged robin) has a rosette of leaves which sends up clusters of starry pink deeply cut flowers.

Lychnis flos-cuculi (Ragged robin) is a well known native plant of fields and meadows, the usually slightly tatty rosette of leaves sends up clusters of starry pink deeply cut flowers. Keep cutting back faded stems and it will reward you with more flowers, it also seeds about merrily. It’s unfussy about position and soil. None of the ragged robins are true marginal plants, but they are all happy growing in wet soil provided that the foliage isn’t submerged.

Plant max height CM Planting depth cm Flowering from month Flowering to month Availability from month Availability to month
60 0-5 5 8 4 9


From April to August, single bare root plants or single P9 pots will not be available mail order. Packs of three P9 pots and various larger potted options may be available all year subject to seasonality.


1 x bare root, 3 x bare root, 10 x bare root, 1 x P9 pot, 3 x P9 pot, 1 x 1 litre pot, 3 x 1 litre pot, 1 x 2 litre pot, 1 x 3 litre pot, 1 x 3.5 litre pot


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