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Winebird Catchfly

Winebird Catchfly

Lychnis viscaria 'Winebird'

Cut Flowers

Collection: Perennials
Tags: catchfly, lychnis


This is a dark purple form of the well known catchly. In midsummer, massed panicles of purple-red flowers are held atop strong thin stems, which are indeed, sticky enough to trap the odd small fly

Botanical NameLychnis viscaria 'Winebird'
ExposureFull Sun, Partial Shade
HardinessZone 3
Flower ColourPurple
Bloom MonthsMay, June
FeaturesCut Flowers

Planting Instructions

  • Remove from the growing container.
  • Dig a hole 2 times container size and same depth of container.
  • Refill with dry soil.
  • Water thoroughly after planting.