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Plant Info

Lythrum salicaria
Plant Info Native plant

Lythrum salicaria

(Purple Loosestrife)

Perennial with long stems, willow like leaves and spikes of small purple flowers. Great for wildlife ponds.

  • Position: Moisture retentive soil - full sun or part shade
  • Soil: clay / loam
  • Flowering Period: Late summer / early autumn
  • Height: 1 - 1.5 metres
  • Spread: 0.1 - 0.5 metres
  • Planting Depth: Can be submerged in pond margins up to 10cm deep or planted in reliably wet soil.
  • Dispatch period: April-October
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