Yellow Loosestrife (Lysimachia punctata)

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Flowers: Showy
Flower Time: Summer
Wildlife Attractant: Bees

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Honey Bees in the Garden:  JulyHoney Bees in the Garden: July
July 6, 2011

Independence Day and the beginning of the hottest days of summer, the Dog Days, are the major events in July. Gardeners and honey bees are trying to keep cool and harvesting food.

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Posted by Mindy03 (Delta KY) on May 9, 2012 5:03 PM

Honey bees get nectar and pollen from this plant.

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Yellow Loosestrife (Lysimachia punctata); a mellow yellow perennial by frankrichards16 Jun 11, 2015 3:34 PM 4
Yellow Lysimachia? by piksihk Jul 1, 2014 12:25 PM 3
Certenly not "Lysimachia punctata"... by BrendaVR Jun 22, 2014 8:18 PM 5
Annual mystery by jvdubb Mar 27, 2014 6:45 PM 4
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