Lythrum Salicifolia Blush


Purple Loosestrife. A clump-forming erect perennial with tall spikes of soft light pink flowers from mid-summer to early autumn. Max Height 1.2m. Max Spread 45cm. Flowers July to September.



Plant in fertile well drained soil. Full sun / partial shade, Hardy.


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.