Lychnis Coronaria; Rose Campion:
This is a bit of a buy one – get loads free type of plant.
Lychnis is a prolific self seeder, but it is also a really nice garden plant. You just don’t want it too close to the patio as you’ll be pulling up seedlings from in between the cracks!
It does have the softest grey leaves which are very tactile, but where it get’s it shocking pink flowers from, goodness only knows – but they are definitely in the ‘look at me category’ of flowers.
We’ve used it in: