Purple Loosestrife superplugs (Lythrum salicaria)

Lythrum salicaria P. A lovely plant with bright red/purple spikes Good in a moist border or bog garden. Flowers: June-Aug Requires: Damp Height: 60-120cm. Zone ABC

If ordered with other plants that are not quite ready but will be soon, your whole order may be kept back till all items can be sent together.

QuantityBulk Purchase Pricing
1 - 9£2.3000 Price Per Plant
10 - 0£1.8000 Price Per Plant




Other names of Purple loosestrife include Spiked loosestrife and purple lythrum, They can gorw up to 1-2 meters tall forming Clonal colonies,  can be found in ditches, wet meadows, marshes and along side lakes and ponds. They are pollinated by long-tongues insects including bees and butterflies. It has been used as an astringent medicinal herb to treat diarrhoea and dysentery; it is considered safe to use for all ages, including babies. It is also cultivated as an ornamental plant in gardens, and is particularly associated with damp, poorly drained locations such as marshes, bogs and watersides. However, it will tolerate drier conditions. The leaves will make a Beige/grey dye while the flowers make greyish/violet.