Lychnis Ă—haageana Lemoine

A group of garden hybrids grown for the large (more than 4 cm wide) scarlet or orange flowers. These hybrids are now sometimes considered inferior to the L. 'Arkwrightii' (L. chalcedonica × L. ×”haageana) group of colourful garden hybrids available at present as the cultivar 'Vesuvius' which has dark foliage and large orange-scarlet flowers.

Origin uncertain

Turrill (1958-9).

Source: Spencer, R. (1997). Caryophyllaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 2. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 1. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.