|Type:||Perennial Native Wildflower|
|Approximate height:||1 - 1.5m|
|Site and soil type:||Prefers damp poorly drained soil in sun or partial shade|
|When to sow:||Spring, summer or early autumn|
|Where to sow:||Outside, direct into soil or under cover, into trays, modules or pots.|
|Packet contents:||Approximately 1000 seeds / 0.33 g|
Yellow Loosestrife is a native wildflower found in permanently wet sites such as marshes or fens and also on the edges of ponds and rivers.
It is a tall attractive plant with rich yellow flowers in July and August.
It is pollinated by various types of wasps and a small bee, the Yellow Loosestrife Bee.
Yellow Loosestrife provides food for the following creatures:
- Various species of wasp
- Yellow Loosestrife Bee (Macropis europaea)
- 🦇 (RHS)
- An "RHS Plants for Pollinators" plant **
All our seed packets include sowing instructions.
Jemima’s Garden seeds are plastic free and reyclable. They’re contained in an inner glassine envelope, (made from pine wood cellulose), and an outer Kraft paper seed packet. Any shipping packaging is also plastic free and recyclable.
Key to symbols:
🐛 A food plant for the caterpillar
🦋 Provides nectar for the adult moth or butterfly
🦇 (RHS) Listed in the RHS Plants for Bats list
** RHS Plants for Pollinators. The RHS Plants for Pollinators mark is only given to plants that support pollinating insects. Find out more at rhs.org.uk/plantsforpollinators
** The Royal Horticultural Society, and its logo, are trade marks of The Royal Horticultural Society (Registered Charity No 222879/SC038262) and used under licence.