Flower of Bristol, also known as Maltese Cross is a beautiful, hard to find garden flower. The plant has rounded umbels of delightful, star-shaped bright scarlet flowers and is easy to grow. The brilliant scarlet flowers of Maltese Cross are very eye catching in the garden, and this brilliant scarlet bloom attracts butterflies, bees and hummingbirds.
Flower of Bristol grows best in full sun and in any good soil, if provided with a constant moisture supply. The blooming period is extended if faded flowers are removed.
The plant attracts butterflies, bees and hummingbirds and makes an excellent cut flower.