Maltese Cross, Campion –
These plants have an upright, clumping habit. They have vibrant colors and attract butterflies. Can tolerate dry, rocky soil. Drought tolerant when established. Deer and rabbit resistant. Blooms in summer.
This plant produces blooms of red. Mounded growth habit. Useful in the landscape as a bedding, edging or feature plant. Great in a mixed border or rock garden. Also nice in containers. Self sows.
Winchester Gardens generally stocks this item.
Maltese Cross – Campion
Daylily – Yellow, gold, and brownish varieties of daylily provide lovely color combinations with contrasting flower shapes for orange and red campions in full sun.
Salvia – ‘Blue Hill’ salvia sports upright spikes of small, two-lipped pale blue flowers that play off well against campion’s vibrant tones. They enjoy similar conditions.
Shasta daisy – The large white daisy flowers of Shasta daisy combine well with most types of campion, but especially with Maltese cross.