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common name: Purple Gooseneck Loosestrife
growth rate: fast
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: maroon
main season: Summer
full sun, part shade
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 8
Elegant spikes of small purple-maroon flowers. Glaucous greyish green lanceolate leaves.
Reliably moist, well drained, fertile soil in sun or part shade.
Tends to be short-lived or even biennial.
By division. Also from seed.
From the eastern Mediterranean and Balkans
pronounced: ly-si-MAK-ee-uh at-ro-pur-PURR-ee-uh