Silene flos-cuculi - (Lychnis flos-cuculi) – Ragged Robin
It is difficult to mistake this medium to tall perennial with raggedy red petals for any other common British plant. In flower from May to July. NB Until recently this species was know by the old botanical name of Lychnis flos-cuculi.
|Type||Seeds per gram||Origin||Ordering|
|Grassland Perennial||5000||Wiltshire, Cambridgeshire||Order this species|
Found on a range of damp grassland habitats including water meadows, rush pastures, fens, ditches and damp woodland margins.