Lythrum virgatum 'Dropmore Purple'


2 litre pot
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  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: fertile, deep, moist soil
  • Rate of Growth: average to fast
  • Flowering period: June to August
  • Flowers: purple-red
  • Other features: attracts wildlife
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Intense purple-red flowers appear on tall flower spikes from early summer above lance-shaped foliage. This is a spectacularly colourful plant for watersides, pond banks and woodland borders where the soil is reliably moist. It is a clump forming perennial that attracts butterflies, birds and bees to their nectar.

  • Garden Care: It self-seeds freely, so if you want to control its spread remove the flowerspikes as they fade.

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CrocusLythrum virgatum'Dropmore Purple'

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a bright splash of colour

By starshine

from somerset


  • Accurate Instructions
  • Attractive
  • Healthy


    Best Uses

    • Garden
    • Pool Area

    Comments about Crocus Lythrum virgatum'Dropmore Purple':

    Received a large healthy plant that I planted in a semi-shaded moist border. It was smothered in bright pinkish purple flowers that took on a luminous glow in low light conditions which really brightened up the space. Very pleased with this and hope it will be even bigger next year

    • Your Gardening Experience:
    • Experienced

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