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By Cynthy

Cumbria, United Kingdom Gb

I have lots of lychnis plants which I grew from last years seed. They have a beautiful magenta flower. However at least half of them are refusing to flower at all even though they are perfectly healthy and alongside those that do flower. Has anyone any ideas on what may be the cause of this?



I bought 6 small plants last year, and they grew gradually until this spring, then bushed up and are now flowering well.

15 Aug, 2012


some mature at a different rate to others, just like children. they may get more water or feed so prefer to put on leaf not flowers.

15 Aug, 2012


Thanks very much for your advice. I have now read that some lychnis behave as biennials so am hoping that I will have more in flower next year. I intend to sow seed from the ones that have flowered as well.

16 Aug, 2012

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