Lythrum virgatum 'Dropmore Purple'

The garden form of beautiful, damp-ground loving Purple Loosestrife. More
1 x 9cm plant, for autumn planting 200574-1 £4.50 Now £2.25 In stock
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The garden form of beautiful, damp-ground loving Purple Loosestrife.

'Dropmore Purple' flowers all summer, is excellent for a bold splash in any border and I love it in grass. With stem ends seared, it also makes a great 'wildflower' arrangement.

Genus Lythrum
Group/Species virgatum
Variety 'Dropmore Purple'
Type Hardy Perennial
Common Name Wand Loosestrife
Border Position Back, Middle
Soil Type Fertile, Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 1.2m (4ft)
Spacing 60cm (24in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Plant in groups of 3 or more. Sprinkle mycorrhizal fungi (Rootgrow) into the base of the planting hole and water well after planting.
Care Tips Don’t allow the soil to dry out, Lythrums prefer a cool damp soil through the summer months.
Flowering July - September
Vase Life Sear stem ends in boiling water for 15 seconds to maximise vase life.
Harvesting Flower production: 3 months.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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