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Lythrum Virgatum 'Dropmore Purple' (Loosestrife)

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Lythrum virgatum 'Dropmore Purple' (loosestrife)

Lythrum Virgatum 'Dropmore Purple' (Loosestrife)

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Position: full sun
Soil: fertile, deep, moist soil
Rate of Growth: average to fast
Flowering period: June to August
Flowers: purple-red
Other features: attracts wildlife
Hardiness: fully hardy
Intense purple-red flowers appear on tall flower spikes from early summer above lance-shaped foliage. This is a spectacularly colourful plant for watersides, pond banks and woodland borders where the soil is reliably moist. It is a clump forming perennial that attracts butterflies, birds and bees to their nectar.Garden Care: It self-seeds freely, so if you want to control its spread remove the flowerspikes as they fade.



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