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botanical name:
Lysimachia atropurpurea
Lysimachia atropurpurea © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Purple Gooseneck Loosestrife
family:  Primulaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.75m
width: 0.50m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: maroon
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 8
description:
Elegant spikes of small purple-maroon flowers. Glaucous greyish green lanceolate leaves.

cultivation:
Reliably moist, well drained, fertile soil in sun or part shade.
Tends to be short-lived or even biennial.

propagation:
By division. Also from seed.

other notes:
From the eastern Mediterranean and Balkans

pronounced: ly-si-MAK-ee-uh at-ro-pur-PURR-ee-uh
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