Lythrum virgatum 'Dropmore Purple' - leaves in late June
Lythrum virgatum 'Dropmore Purple' - summer flowers
Lythrum virgatum 'Dropmore Purple' - flowers in July
Lythrum virgatum 'Dropmore Purple' - leaves in late June
Lythrum virgatum 'Dropmore Purple' - summer flowers
Lythrum virgatum 'Dropmore Purple' - flowers in July

Lythrum virgatum 'Dropmore Purple'

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(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, Light Shade
Eventual Size
Herbaceous - Medium (0.6m - 1.2m)
Growing Conditions
Soil: Acid, Soil: Not Fussy, Soil: Damp/Wet
Special Features
Flowers in Summer, Wildlife Friendly - Bees, Suitable for Containers

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