Uk /european native wildflower with benefits Very tolerant coastal or waterside damp ground plant, Clay tolerant Beautiful mid purple pink spires in summer Bee pollinator and wildlife plant with Medicinal properties
Plant Description: Magnificent and spectacular spikes of rose-purple flowers, which last from June throughout the summer distinguish this tall wetland plant. Purple Loosestrife is a native perennial of permanently wet or occasionally flooded soils, its natural habitats include the margins of slow-flowing rivers and lake margins throughout England and Ireland. Lythrum salicaria is an easy garden plant, thriving in any soil. It is a beautiful subject for late summer colour in a border, shrubbery, large pond or slow-moving water. It will also grow in coastal gardens. With strong, upright stems, topped in summer with long, poker-like heads of bright purple-red flowers, this striking plant grows well in any moisture-retentive soil. Team with other moisture-loving plants in a damp border or pond side. The tall flowering spikes which range from ten to thirty centimetres in length attract a whole host of insects particularly bees and butterflies. Medicinal properties Plant Description: Position: Full sun Soil: moist; Poor;Boggy; Clay; any Ph Rate of growth: Fast Flowering period: Summer Flower colour: Dark Pink Other features: Medicinal; Nectar for Bees & Butterflies Hardiness: Hardy;Coastal Eventual Height: 1-1.5m Eventual Spread: 50cm
We use locally made natural worm cast based compost and feed. This is a natural bio food making healthy strong plants, naturally balanced and less prone to disease.
Are plants are grown hardy to enable faster establishment after they arrive too you. it is important to unwrap immediately and soak if needed. if you need time before planting then a loose covering of compost in a pot for any plugs or bare root plants will do.