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botanical name:
Lysimachia ciliata 'Firecracker'
Lysimachia ciliata 'Firecracker' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Loosestrife
synonyms:  Lysimachia ciliata 'Fire Cracker'
family:  Primulaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.90m
width: m
growth rate: medium
growth habit:
leaf colour: purple
flower colour: yellow
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, wet/waterlogged soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 8
description:
Deep aubergine purple foliage with clear yellow flowers in summer

cultivation:
Moist to damp soil in sun or part shade. Grows well in boggy conditions.

usage:
Borders, bog gardens. Good foil plant and non-invasive.

other notes:
RHS AGM

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