Lythrum salicaria

Lythrum salicaria

Product no.: 175

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Purple Loosestrife.

  • Approximate height: 1.2m (4 feet) 
  • Recommended water depth over crown of plant: 0 - 10cm (0 - 4 inches)
  • Flowering time: June to August
  • Flower colour: Pink
  • Supplied bare root

This beautiful and well-known British native has tall stems of thin dark-green leaves topped with spires of bright purple-pink flowers in summer. The flowers are extremely attractive to bumblebees, honeybees, hoverflies, and butterflies (the plant is on the RHS 'Perfect For Pollinators' list). 

We recommend starting your Lythrum salicaria off in a pot of 2 litres capacity. Read more on how to pot and care for your plant here.


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