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Lythrum salicaria

For sale by Julie Norfolk

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0.5 litres

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Plant Finder: about Lythrum salicaria

Common names

Purple loosestrife, Purple willowherb, Spiked loosestrife, Loosestrife


Lythrum salicaria (Purple loosestrife). This species will produce dramatic and colourful flowering spikes and is well-known for its rampant invasiveness. This plant is often found in the wild in Northern Europe.


They will grow in most soil conditions as long as there is moisture.

Interest and use

Wildflower/meadow, border, bog, semi-aquatic.

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Lythrum salicaria | Longnor, Buxton, Staffordshire, SK17 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay, Heavy, Light, Medium
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterMoist

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Longnor, Buxton, Staffordshire, SK17
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