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Maltese Cross

Genus: Lychnis.

Species: Lychnis chalcedonica.

Hardy heirloom plant is also known as Jerusalem Cross. Leafy plants bear striking clusters of 1 inch flowers in a flaming red. Height is 24-36 inches. Blooms mid-summer. Prefers full sun and moderately dry soils.

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