Flowers: June-August. Plant in sun or part shade. HxS 1mx60cm
The wand loosestrife has tall spires of intense purple-red flowers in mid summer. These are held above lance shaped foliage. The plant enjoys a moist soil and makes a good waterside plant, but will grow in drier conditions if there is sun. A superb pollinator plant, especially for bees. Pest and disease resistant. Native to North America. Pot size 1.5 litre. Hardiness zone H7.
Care & Maintenance.
Cut back hard after flowering and you sometimes get a repeat bloom in autumn. Propagate by division in spring or collect and sow seed. An easy plant to grow requiring little maintenance.
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