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Lysimachia paridiformis var. stenophylla (Chinese loosestrife )

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.45m
Max height
0.6m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Lysimachia paridiformis var. stenophylla

Other names

Chinese loosestrife

Genus

Lysimachia Lysimachia

Species

L. paridiformis var. stenophylla - L. paridiformis var. stenophylla is a clump-forming, evergreen perennial with erect stems bearing whorled, glossy, narrowly lance-shaped, bronze-green leaves and dense clusters of golden-yellow flowers blooming at the top of the stems in summer.


Lysimachia paridiformis var. stenophylla is: Deciduous

Habit

Erect, Clump-forming

Flower

Golden-yellow in Summer

Foliage

Bronze-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Slugs , Snails Slugs , Snails

General care

Propagation methods

Division, Seed


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Where to grow

Lysimachia paridiformis var. stenophylla (Chinese loosestrife ) will reach a height of 0.45m and a spread of 0.6m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Wildlife, Ground Cover, Cottage/Informal, Containers, Beds and borders

Cultivation

Grow in moist but well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. Do not allow to dry out in summer. May spread rapidly in moist soil.

Soil type

Loamy, Clay

Soil drainage

Moisture-retentive, Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Lysimachia paridiformis var. stenophylla

Other names

Chinese loosestrife

Genus

Lysimachia Lysimachia

Species

L. paridiformis var. stenophylla - L. paridiformis var. stenophylla is a clump-forming, evergreen perennial with erect stems bearing whorled, glossy, narrowly lance-shaped, bronze-green leaves and dense clusters of golden-yellow flowers blooming at the top of the stems in summer.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Erect, Clump-forming


Colour

Flower

Golden-yellow in Summer

Foliage

Bronze-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Slugs , Snails

General care

Propagation methods

Division, Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Lysimachia paridiformis var. stenophylla (Chinese loosestrife ) will reach a height of 0.45m and a spread of 0.6m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Wildlife, Ground Cover, Cottage/Informal, Containers, Beds and borders

Cultivation

Grow in moist but well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. Do not allow to dry out in summer. May spread rapidly in moist soil.

Soil type

Loamy, Clay

Soil drainage

Moisture-retentive, Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 8, Zone 7

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