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Maltese Cross Seeds

Maltese Cross Seeds

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.20
1 Ounce $13.99
1/4 Pound $36.99 34% Savings
1 Pound $93.99 ($5.87/ounce) 58% Savings
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  • Intricate cross-shaped florets could have been crafted by a designer
  • Unique, heirloom perennial
  • Pollinator attractor with summer blooms, great for cut flowers
  • Thrives in bright, sunny growing areas
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About

Features

Life Cycle Perennial
Planting Season Fall, Spring
Color Red
Growth Habit Upright
Bloom Season Summer through Fall
Seeds per Packet 500 mg

Plant Characteristics Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Attracts Pollinators, Fragrant
Use Container Garden, Cut Flower Garden
Growing Conditions Drought Tolerant, Outdoor

About Maltese Cross Seeds

Lychnis chalcedonica

Seed Type Heirloom Seed
Also known as Scarlet Lychnis, Jerusalem Cross, Knight's Cross, Scarlet Lightning

Maltese Cross Seeds

A unique perennial wildflower, Maltese Cross (or Dusty Salmon, Nonesuch or Jerusalem Cross, depending on the part of the country you come from) blooms clusters of rose colored flowers atop tall stems. Preferring full sun, look for Maltese Cross to bloom summer into fall.

Planting Information

Planting Maltese Cross Seeds

Planting Season Fall, Spring
Seed Prep Requires Light
Sowing Method Direct Sow
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 1/8 inches
Plant Height Up to 34 inches
Plant Spacing 6 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
View our Maltese Cross Planting Guide to learn more.

Coverage

Amount
Recommended Coverage
Packet Up to 80 Sq. Ft
1 Ounce Up to 625 Sq. Ft
1/4 Pound Up to 2,500 Sq. Ft
1 Pound Up to 10,000 Sq. Ft

Companions Plants

Companion Plants for Maltese Cross Seeds

Aesthetic or Culinary

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