Purple Loosestrife seeds - Lythrum salicaria - Wildflower
Purple Loosestrife - Lythrum salicaria
Type: Hardy Perennial
Approximate height: up to 1.5 m
Flowering time: Summer
Site and soil type: Moist soil in a sunny position.
When to sow: Spring to early autumn
Also known as Rainbow weed, Red Sally and Long Purples, Purple Loosestrife is an ideal plant for damp areas.
It has upright stems with narrow willowy leaves and small purplish-pink flowers in tall spikes.
Purple Loosestrife’s nectar is a valuable food source for long-tongued insects, such as Elephant Hawk-moths, Brimstone butterflies and Red-tailed Bumblebees.
Contents: Approximately 4000 seeds / 0.2 g
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