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Lychnis flos-cuculi Petite Jenny (Ragged Robin)

A new young cousin of the well-known Jenny.

Beautiful shaggy double pink flowers are held high on long straight stems above compact bushy foliage from early summer into autumn. Loved by butterflies. Good for cutting. Prefers well-drained soil sun or part shade. Height 35cm (14”).  Spread 45cm (18”).
Fully hardy perennial. Supplied in 9cm pots. 

Flower Colour

Type of garden
Container Gardening, Cottage Garden, Cutting Garden, Small Gardens, Wildlife Garden

Bees and Butterflies, Flowers For Cutting/Drying, Foliage/Stem/Fruit Interest, Suitable for Container

Fully hardy perennial


May onwards

Flowering Time

Sun or Partial Shade

45cm (18")

35cm (14")

Lychins flos-cuculi




Full sun or partial shade




May to September

Additional Information

Attractive to bees and butterflies. Dead-head will encourage it to bloom again. It can be planted in the edges of a pond. Cut down in autumn. Propagate by division in spring or autumn or collect the seed and sow in a cold frame in summer or autumn. Hardy perennial.

Delivery Date: 01 Aug 2018 (+/- 14days)
Plant Hardiness

How hardy are our plants?

All our plants have a guideline temperature for how well they will tolerate winter cold.

Fully hardy perennials will withstand temperatures down to -15 °C (5°F) and often lower.
Hardy perennials are happy down to at least -5°C (23°F)
Half hardy perennials can withstand down to around 0°C (32°F)
And Tender perennials may be damaged by temperatures below 5°C (41°F)

Please remember that temperatures can vary significantly within quite a small area, and hardiness can be affected by soil, position and other factors.
If in doubt please give us a call.

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