Winged Loosestrife Picture

Delicate erect wands graced with purple 1/2 inch flowers from June through September borne at the base of small leaves, each of the 6 crinkled petal-like lobes having a dark stripe down the center, more basal leaves are simple and smooth up to 4 inches long and 2 inches across, the stem itself is angled (sometimes winged) & smooth, good nectar source for small butterflies, hummingbirds and long-tongued bees (including honey bees as well as many native species of bees), clay tolerant.

Moist To Wet
Sun To Part Shade
1-4 foot Tall
Plant Hardiness Zones: 3a-8b

Native Range: ME to FL, west to e. MT & e. TX. Rare in CT, MD, PA

Note: We cannot ship to IN due to their complete prohibition of the importation of any Lythrum species due to the invasive nature of the dreaded Eurasian Purple Loosestrife - Lythrum salicaria & it's near cousin L. virgatum! (& yes, speaking of the Elephant in the room, this is a loosestrife & it blooms purple but it is Native & not invasive! - Really, it's quite a lovely plant!)

Winged Loosestrife 3.5 inch pot $11.75 (Temporarily Sold Out*)

*We normally carry this item but are temporarily sold out. We expect to have it available again as soon as our plants in production reach sufficient size/maturity or we harvest more seed. In some cases, plants may be recovering from caterpillar damage (Monarchs love our Milkweed), wind or hail damage, rampaging woodchucks, downed trees, or other natural issues. We are constantly updating our web site so please check back again.

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