PlantsLythrum→Purple Loosestrife (Lythrum virgatum)

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 3 to 4 feet
Fruit: Other: 1/4 inch rounded capsules, each containing numerous tiny light brown seeds
Fruiting Time: Winter
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Pink
Purple
Other: Magenta-pink to Reddish-purple
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Summer
Uses: Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Hummingbirds

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