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botanical name:
Lychnis coronaria 'Alba'
Lychnis coronaria 'Alba' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Dusty miller, Rose campion
family:  Caryophyllaceae
characteristics: annual/biennial
height: 0.80m
width: 0.45m
growth rate:
growth habit: erect
leaf colour: silver
flower colour: white
stem/bark: silver
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -35°C
USDA zone: 4 to 9
description:
White flowered form. Silver-grey leaves. Biennial or short-lived perennial.

cultivation:
Best in fairly dry, poorish soil in full sun. Dead-head to prolong flowering.

propagation:
Self seeds freely.

other notes:
RHS AGM

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