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Latin Name: Lythrum salicaria
Forestart Reference: PURLOO

Masses of bright purple flowers spikes from July to Sept.

Highly decorative wildflower perennial for full sun and moist soil. 60-90cm tall. Looks especially attractive grown with Meadowsweet. Good for bees and butterflies and as food for various beetles and weevils. Imported into parts of America and New Zealand, it has become a bit of a nuisance but is controlled biologically using beetles. Sow at any time of year.

Seed from Shropshire 

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