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Lysimachia ciliata ‘Firecracker’

For sale by Rachel the Gardener

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Fantastic spreading foliage plant - deep purple leaves, knee-high upright stems, and fabulously bright yellow flowers through summer.

Pot SizeTotal Price
1.5 litres
£2.00

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Grower Notes

Can spread if conditions are right: often grown just for the foliage, in which case chop off the tops before the flowers open. Foliage colour is deepest in part shade. Lovely next to Hydrangea arborescens 'Annabelle'.

Plant Finder: about Lysimachia ciliata ‘Firecracker’

Common names

Loosestrife

Description

Lysimachia ciliata ‘Firecracker’ (Loosestrife). This genus consists of mainly evergreen perennials and shrubs there are about 150 species, the flowers are tall spike-like racemes of crowded blooms. The 5-petalled flowers are mostly yellow or white.

Cultivation

They will prefer a slightly acidic soil with a good mix of organic matter. They need full sun to partial-shade.

Interest and use

Suitable for the border or rock garden. Ground cover.

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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Lysimachia ciliata ‘Firecracker’ | Wantage, Oxfordshire, OX12 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessHalf hardy (min 0°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Humus-rich
  • WaterMoist

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