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botanical name:
Lysimachia clethroides
Lysimachia clethroides © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Loosestrife
family:  Primulaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.90m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade, shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 8
description:
Grows to a height of approximately 3ft and produces a neat clump of softly hairy foliage, above which the short white flower spikes are held. Each spike bends over half way up. The bright green foliage turns red in autumn.

propagation:
From seed or by division.

usage:
Reliable border plant, but which can be invasive.

other notes:
RHS AGM

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