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Botanical name: Lysimachia punctata
Other names: Yellow loosestrife, Whorled loosestrife, Garden loosestrife, Dotted loosestrife
Species: L. punctata - L. punctata is an erect, rhizomatous, spreading perennial with elliptic to lance-shaped, dark green leaves and, in summer, whorls of cup-shaped, yellow flowers borne on short stalks from the leaf axils.
Lysimachia punctata is: Deciduous
Flower: Yellow in Summer
Foliage: Dark-green, Grey-green in Summer; Dark-green, Grey-green in Autumn
Habit: Bushy, Clump-forming, Spreading
Toxicity: Contact may cause skin irritation or an allergic reaction.
Pruning: Trim back wandering stems.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Division, Seed, Stem tip cuttings. REGISTER to read more...
Lysimachia punctata (Yellow loosestrife) will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 0.6m after 2-5 years.
Suggested uses: Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, Bog garden, Containers, Garden edging, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance, Wildlife, Woodland
Cultivation: Thrives in moist soil that does not dry out in summer, in full sun or partial shade. May need support. Invasive. Control spread by planting in containers and sinking pots in the ground.
|This plant likes...||Garden match|
|Soil types:||Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained, Boggy damp conditions, Moisture-retentive|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Alkaline, Neutral|
|Light:||Partial Shade, Full Sun|
|Aspect:||South, East, West|
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