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Lysimachia vulgaris

For sale by Mrs Mac's Charity Plants

This grower is fairly sure of this plant identification.

Yellow loosestrife

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1 litre

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Plant Finder: about Lysimachia vulgaris

Common names

Yellow loosestrife, Loosestrife


Lysimachia vulgaris (Yellow loosestrife). This perennial has creeping rhizomes with upright stems the leaves are broad green and grow in whorls of three or four. The flowers are star-shaped golden-yellow they are borne in loose terminal spikes in the summer.


They will prefer a slightly acidic soil with a good mix of organic matter, they need full sun or partial-shade. You can propagate from seeds or cuttings, or by division.

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 vulgaris | Dalgety Bay, Dunfermline, Fife, KY11 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay, Heavy, Light, Medium
  • WaterMoist

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Dalgety Bay, Dunfermline, Fife, KY11
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