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Lysimachia thyrsiflora

Tufted loosestrife

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Features

  • BloomsJune to September
  • Height0.4m to 0.7m
  • Growth HabitLow spreading
  • Flower ColourYellow

Description

Lysimachia thyrsiflora (Tufted loosestrife). A shrub to70cm with lanceolate leaves with profuse, black glands and axillary racemes of yellow flowers.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Herbaceous

Other common names

Loosestrife

Origin

Europe.

Interest and use

Suitable for the border or rock garden. Ground cover.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHalf hardy (min 0°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Humus-rich
  • Soil pH6.0
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

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.

Propagation

Propagate from seeds or cuttings, or by division.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Slugs and snails can damage plants.

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