Arkwright's Campion Seeds - Vesuvius

Arkwright's Campion Seeds - Vesuvius

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Packet $5.19
1 Ounce $52.49 ($52.49/ounce)
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  • This plant resembles the famed Italian volcano
  • Grows tall with strong, erect stems
  • This perennial is a summer bloomer
  • Its botanical name, Lychnis, is after the Greek lukhnis, meaning lamp
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Life Cycle Perennial
Planting Season Spring, Winter
Color Orange, Red
Growth Habit Upright
Plant Height 18 inches
Bloom Season Early Summer

Plant Characteristics Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Attracts Pollinators, Easy to Grow & Maintain
Use Border, Container Garden, Landscaping, Xeriscaping
Growing Conditions Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant, Outdoor, Poor Soil Tolerant
Plant Resistance Deer

About Arkwright's Campion Seeds - Vesuvius

Lychnis x arkwrightii 'Vesuvius'

Seed Type Hybrid Seed

Cultivate this eye-catching plant to enjoy the stunning combination of vibrant orange-red blooms and striking purple foliage. The visual impact is remarkable! Throughout the summer, when Arkwright's Campion bursts into bloom, this flowering plant becomes a focal point, drawing attention with its brightly colored flowers that are irresistible to hummingbirds.

Planting Information

Planting Arkwright's Campion Seeds - Vesuvius

Planting Season Spring, Winter
Seed Prep Requires Light
Sowing Method Direct Sow, Start Indoors
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 1/16 inch
Plant Spacing 12 inches
Plant Height 18 inches
Water Needs Low
Hardiness Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
View our Arkwright Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count Recommended Coverage
Packet 200 Up to 80 Sq. Ft
1 Ounce 28,000 Up to 625 Sq. Ft