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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

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