LYSIMACHIA clethroides

Commonly known as Gooseneck loosestrife

White flower spikes in summer on leafy, upright stems
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LYSIMACHIA clethroides

Available from December to January -
individually £12.50 each , 3+ £10.00 each 
Delivery Information Available from December to January
plant size comparison icon 1.5 to 2 Litre
  • Deciduous
    Erect stems with narrowly ovate-lance-shaped, pointed leaves to 13cm (5in) long, mid-green above, pale green beneath.
  • White
  • Height
    90cm (36in)
  • Spread
    60cm (24in)
  • Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennial
    Spreading, softly hairy rhizomatous perennial with erect stems. Stems are pendent before the flowers open, becoming upright as they mature
  • Herbaceous Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
  • Hardy - very cold winter Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features
    Good to know - wildlife plant - insects
  • Pests & Diseases
    slugs, snails
  • Place of origin
    China, Korea, Japan
  • Flower Shape
    Racemes - dense, tapering, terminal racemes 10-20cm (4-8in) long
  • Saucer-shaped
    1cm (½in) across
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Seasonal Interest
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil - moderately fertile. Humus-rich.
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
  • Rabbit Resistant
90cm (36in)
bulb/corm - guide for size not form Watering Can
  60cm (24in)

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