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Lysimachia lanceolata var. purpurea


Lysimachia lanceolata var. purpurea is an adaptable species with long, linear, purplish leaves and starry, lemon yellow flowers all summer long.

Lysimachia lanceolata var. purpurea is a tough and adaptable species with long, linear leaves infused with burgundy creating an amazing textural effect on stems to two feet tall blooming with starry, lemon yellow flowers all summer long. Lance-leaved loosestrife spreads rhizomatously, though not invasively, with drifts expanding each year. It is a great upright groundcover tolerant of dry and moist soils and heat and humidity. Bees and butterflies will also be fans.

Common Name: Lance-Leaved Loosestrife

Family: Primulaceae (The Primrose Family)

Zone Hardiness: 4-8

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun

Height: 12-24"

Width: 12-24"

Primary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Secondary Bloom Colour:

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Summer - Fall

Soil Moisture: Drought Tolerant, Average, Dry, Moist

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: No

Benefits: Butterflies, Bees

Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat:


Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America

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