Lythrum virgatum 'Dropmore Purple'

9cm pot £5.99
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3 × 9cm pots £17.97 £15.00
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Buy Lythrum virgatum 'Dropmore Purple' loosestrife: Towering spires of purple flowers

This perennial dies back to below ground level each year in autumn, then fresh new growth appears again in spring.

  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: fertile, deep, moist soil
  • Rate of Growth: average to fast
  • Flowering period: June to August
  • 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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Tall structural plants

5

Healthy strong plants in 9cm pots. You need 2 or 3 plants to make an immediate impact but they grow into clumps if you are prepared to wait. Tall plants that don't need support - good for the back of the border in a moisture retentive soil.

Denise

Derbyshire

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This is such a lovely flower that I immediately wished I had bought 3. The soil is heavy and its perfectly happy.

Soleil

Mid Wales

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Lovely strong plant would buy again.

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In garden border

Mealies

West sussex

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