Lythrum salicaria Robert

Lythrum virgatum Rosy Gem

Lythrum virgatum Rosy Gem or  pink loosestrife will flourish in a border that is often wet. The tall pink flower spikes make a superb show in summer.

This variety attracts Butterflies and Bees like a magnet.

Common Name:  Pink Loosestrife.
Family:  Lythraceae
Description: Hardy Perennial.

Plant Characteristics
Plant Type :Lythrum virgatum Rosy Gem
Habit:  Upright.
Fragrance:

Colour
Flower: Deep pink.
Foliage:  Green.
Fruit:
Stem:

Size
Ultimate Height: 100cms
Ultimate spread: 50cms.
Time to ultimate height: 2 years

Sunlight
Light: Partial
Aspect: Moist soil,semi shade or sun.

Plant Resilience
Hardiness:  Full.
Low maintenance:  
Easy.
Drought resistant: Needs moisture.

Soil Type
moist,free draining in winter.
Soil PH: Alkaline/acid.
Moisture:  Moist soil.

Season of interest: Summer.

Suggested planting locations and garden types:

wildflower meadow.

Borders.

Bog garden.

How to care
Pruning: Cut back in autumn.
Pests:

 

Description
Lythrum virgatum Rosy Gem-Available April onwards.

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