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LYSIMACHIA ciliata 'Firecracker'

Commonly known as Loosestrife

Spreading, hardy perennial with purple leaves and star-shaped yellow flowers in summer
Further Reading....

  • Yellow
  • Height - 75-90cm (29-36in)
  • Spread - 75-90cm (29-36in)
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - erect rhizomatous perennial with opposite, ovate to lance-shaped, hairy leaves to 15cm (6in) long. Produces solitary or paired, slightly pendent flowers 2.5cm (1in) across from upper leaf axils
  • Very hardy - Hardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - wildlife plant - insects
  • Pests & Diseases - slugs, snails
  • Place of origin - North America
  • Flower Shape - Star-shaped
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy
  • Seasonal Interest - Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus-rich. Ensure that soil remains moist
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly
  • Rabbit Resistant
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75-90cm (29-36in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Watering Can
  75-90cm (29-36in)
 

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