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Lythrum salicaria 'Robert' (Loosestrife 'Robert')

Skill rating
Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
1.5m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
0.5m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name: Lythrum salicaria 'Robert'

Other names: Loosestrife 'Robert'

Genus: Lythrum Lythrum

Variety or Cultivar: 'Robert' _ 'Robert' is a clump-forming perennial with erect branched stems bearing spikes of purple-pink starry flowers summer to autumn. Can be invasive.


Lythrum salicaria 'Robert' is: Deciduous

Flower: Pink in Summer; Pink in Autumn

Foliage: Green in Summer

Habit: Clump-forming, Upright

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests: Slugs , Snails Slugs , Snails

General care

Pruning: Deadhead after flowering to prevent self-seeding. Can be invasive otherwise. . REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Division. REGISTER to read more...


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Where to grow

Lythrum salicaria 'Robert' (Loosestrife 'Robert') will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, Bees (attract & feed bees), Bog garden, City, Coastal, Containers, Flower Arranging, Low Maintenance, Prairie planting, Roof terrace, Waterside, Wildflower

Cultivation: Plant in any moist, wet soil in full sun.

Soil type: Clay, Loamy

Soil drainage: Boggy damp conditions

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun

Aspect: South, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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Companion plants

Companion planting: The autumn foliage colour is off-set well by the creamy variegated foliage of these plants.

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Botanical name: Lythrum salicaria 'Robert'

Other names: Loosestrife 'Robert'

Genus: Lythrum Lythrum

Variety or Cultivar: 'Robert' _ 'Robert' is a clump-forming perennial with erect branched stems bearing spikes of purple-pink starry flowers summer to autumn. Can be invasive.


Lythrum salicaria 'Robert' is: Deciduous

Flower: Pink in Summer; Pink in Autumn

Foliage: Green in Summer

Habit: Clump-forming, Upright

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Watch out for

Specific pests: Slugs , Snails

General care

Pruning: Deadhead after flowering to prevent self-seeding. Can be invasive otherwise. . REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Division. REGISTER to read more...


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Lythrum salicaria 'Robert' (Loosestrife 'Robert') will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, Bees (attract & feed bees), Bog garden, City, Coastal, Containers, Flower Arranging, Low Maintenance, Prairie planting, Roof terrace, Waterside, Wildflower

Cultivation: Plant in any moist, wet soil in full sun.

Soil type: Clay, Loamy

Soil drainage: Boggy damp conditions

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun

Aspect: South, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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Companion planting: The autumn foliage colour is off-set well by the creamy variegated foliage of these plants.

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

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