Lysimachia Firecracker

 

Lysimachia Firecracker. Loosestrife. An attractive perennial with an erect habit. Produces lovely reddish purple leaves and slightly pendent, star-shaped yellow coloured flowers with a small reddish brown centre. Max Height 90cm. Max Spread 60cm. Flowers June to July.

 

 

Plant in moist fertile well drained soil. Full sun / Partial shade, Hardy. Some support may be required.

 

General Herbaceous & Perennial Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding some planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.