Yellow Loosestrife

Lysimachia punctata

Yellow Loosestrife - Lysimachia punctata

Common Name: Yellow Loosestrife
Genus: Lysimachia
Species: punctata

Category: Perennials
Growth Rate: Average

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 1.00 m (100 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 0.50 m (50 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Yellow
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: June & July

Soil Type: Normal/Loam
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

This herbaceous perennial has lance-shaped mid-green leaves. Upright stems of bright yellow, star-shaped flowers are produced during summer. The flowers are arranged in whorls around the flower stalks. Lysimachia punctata spreads by swollen underground stems (rhizomes), it can be an invasive plant.


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