Loosestrife (Lysimachia atropurpurea 'Beaujolais')

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet
Wet Mesic
Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 30 - 36 Inches
Plant Spread: 30 - 36 Inches
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Other: Gray-green; russet colors in fall
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Other: Deep burgundy
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Other: Deadheading flowers ensures more flowering throughout the season.
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Suitable for wintersowing
Other info: Might see some self seeding
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Comments:
Posted by gardengus (Indiana Zone 5b) on Nov 11, 2011 9:57 PM

This plant prefers moist to boggy soil and is less of a spreader than most of the family

update
the plant only survived two years and did not self sow.

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Plant Events from our members
lovesblooms On January 15, 2017 Seeds sown
w/s
lovesblooms On May 5, 2015 Bloomed
from 2014 winter sown seedlings
lovesblooms On January 29, 2015 Seeds sown
winter sown
MrsBinWY On December 22, 2019 Seeds sown
16 seeds from ishareflowers's 2019G in milk jug - expect 30-90 days @55-65 degrees per Seedaholic
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