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Botanical name: Lythrum salicaria 'Robert'
Other names: Loosestrife 'Robert'
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)
Pruning: Deadhead after flowering to prevent self-seeding. Can be invasive otherwise. . REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Division. REGISTER to read more...
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.
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