Lythrum virgatum 'Dropmore Purple'
(Loosestrife) Lythrum virgatum 'Dropmore Purple' is an upright, clump forming perennial with narrow green leaves and spikes of vibrant purplish-red flowers in midsummer.
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Lythrum virgatum 'Dropmore Purple' is an upright, clump forming perennial with narrow green leaves and spikes of vibrant purplish-red flowers in midsummer. The flowers are very popular with insects including bees and butterflies.
Most suited for a position in sun or partial shade with moist but well drained soil. very handsome next to streams and ponds!
- Position: Full sun or partial shade.
- Soil: Moist, fertile soil.
- Hardiness: Hardy.
- Flowering Period: June - August.
- Rate of Growth: Moderate.
- Habit: Lythrum virgatum 'Dropmore Purple' grows to be an upright, clump forming perennial.
- Height: up to 100 cm (3 ft)
- Spread: 45 cm (1 1/2 ft)
- How Much Sun
- Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
- Mature Size
- Herbaceous - Medium
- Growing Conditions
- Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Soil Type: Damp / Wet
- Special Features
- Flowering Season - Summer (June - August), Good for Wildlife (Insects including bees & butterflies)
- On sale!