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Lychnis flos-cuculi 'Shaggy Jacks' , Perennial, delicate pink raggedy flowers are a joy to behold in a wild meadow, damp pasture or wood from May to Aug. Favourite of Butterflies, Honeybees & a food plant of long-tongued bumblebees & moths, Ht : 12 to 24 –in. In old folk law, when girls left home to forage & found a Ragged Robin, they’d pick it & think of a boy they wanted to marry. It was placed in their apron & if alive when they got back home, they were destined to marry the boy. Root contains saponis - a soap substitute for washing clothes & hair, extracted by boiling , Seed Count Approx - 750 avg,.......... Seeds sent outside the United Kingdom may incur Higher Shipping / Handling Charges