Lysimachia vulgaris - Yellow Loosestrife, Common Loosestrife

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  • Approximate height: 90 - 100cm (36 - 39 inches)
  • Recommended water depth over crown of plant: 0 - 5cm (0 - 2 inches)
  • Flowering time: July to August
  • Flower colour: Yellow
  • Supplied in the 9cm pot we grow them in - for best results we recommend potting on using a 1 litre pot

A tall British native plant with clusters of lovely yellow flowers, Lysimachia vulgaris is found in the wild in wet places such as marshes, river banks, wet woodland, ponds, lakes and ditches. It has simple lanceolate leaves and spreads by long thin runners. Although naturally quite a tall plant, pruning it in spring before it flowers can bring it down to a much shorter height if desired. It should not be confused with Lysimachia punctata, the garden yellow loosestrife, which is a non-native species usually grown in drier soils. 

Read more here on how to pot and care for your plant.