LYSIMACHIA

Commonly known as Loosestrife

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Genus of about 150 species of herbaceous and evergreen perennials and shrubs mainly growing in damp grassland and woodland or by water in subtropical regions, including South Africa, and northern temperate regions.

The UK native is L. salicaria, purple loosestrife, a valuable wildlife plant, particularly attractive to long-tongued insects such as brimstone butterflies, elephant hawk-moths and red-tailed bumblebees.

 

Further Reading....
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Tall species may require staking
    Place of origin
    South Africa, northern temperate regions
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Humus-rich. Ensure that soil remains moist all year.
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Lysimachia - Growing Guide

Buy Varieties of LYSIMACHIA

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LYSIMACHIA ciliata 'Firecracker'

LYSIMACHIA ciliata 'Firecracker'

Loosestrife

spreading, hardy perennial with purple leaves and star-shaped yellow flowers in summer

 
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LYSIMACHIA clethroides

LYSIMACHIA clethroides

Gooseneck loosestrife

white flower spikes in summer on leafy, upright stems

 
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individually £13.50 each , 3+ £11.00 each 
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Available Early Spring 2023 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.

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