Ragged Robin Seeds - SALE - Lychnis flos-cuculi - Native Wildflower

Type: Hardy Perennial Wildflower
Approximate height: Up to 70 cm
Flowering Time: May to August
Site and soil type: Prefers moist soil in sun or partial shade
When to sow: Spring to early autumn
Where to sow Outside, direct into soil. Inside, into seed trays, modules or pots.
Packet contents: Approximately 1200 seeds / 0.24 g


We used to "rent a shelf" at a local tourist information centre which is now too far away. 

These are seeds from this arrangement and are in hanging packets.  Same seeds, different packet. 


Ragged Robin is an upright plant with pink, narrow-petalled flowers.  

It is very popular with Bumblebees, Honeybees and butterflies.

Once established it will self-seed and is happiest in moist soil such as pond edges. (It is very adaptable to other soils though as it's   to established itself in the very dry cracks between our pation paving stones)

Ragged Robin provides food for the following creatures: 

  • Bumblebees and honeybees
  • Butterflies
  • Broad-bordered Bee Hawk-moth   πŸ¦‹
  • An "RHS Plants for Pollinators" plant **

All our seed packets include sowing instructions.

Jemima’s Garden seeds are plastic free and reyclable. They’re contained in an inner glassine envelope, (made from pine wood cellulose), and an outer Kraft paper seed packet. Any shipping packaging is also plastic free and recyclable.

Key to symbols:

πŸ› A food plant for the caterpillar

πŸ¦‹ Provides nectar for the adult moth or butterfly

πŸ¦‡ Listed in: Bat Conservation Trust Encouraging bats, A guide for bat-friendly gardening and living

πŸ¦‡ (RHS)  Listed in the RHS Plants for Bats list

** RHS Plants for Pollinators. The RHS Plants for Pollinators mark is only given to plants that support pollinating insects. Find out more at rhs.org.uk/plantsforpollinators

** The Royal Horticultural Society, and its logo, are trade marks of The Royal Horticultural Society (Registered Charity No 222879/SC038262) and used under licence.