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botanical name:
Lychnis coronaria 'Angel's Blush'
Lychnis coronaria 'Angel's Blush' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Dusty miller, Rose campion
family:  Caryophyllaceae
characteristics: annual/biennial
height: 0.80m
width: 0.45m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: erect
leaf colour: silver
flower colour: pink
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
Relatively large flowers of white with light pink centres, often giving a two-tone effect. The pink centres may fade with age. Rather variable, but attractive. Silver-grey leaves. Biennial or short-lived perennial.

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

Available as seed and will self seed freely with a resonable proportion being true to form.

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