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Lythrum alatum - winged loosestrife from New Moon Nurseries

Lythrum alatum - winged loosestrife from New Moon Nurseries Lythrum alatum - winged loosestrife from New Moon Nurseries Lythrum alatum - winged loosestrife from New Moon Nurseries

Lythrum alatum

winged loosestrife

Native to North America


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A native loosestrife with lavender flowers.  Long flowering season from June through September.  Thrives in moist soil in full sun to part shade.  


Height:

1-4 ft

Spacing:

2 ft

USDA Hardiness Zone:

3-8

Bloom Color:

Lavender

Lythrum alatum Characteristics

Attracts Wildlife

  • Butterflies
  • Pollinators

Attributes

  • East-Coast Native
  • Cut Flower
  • Coastal
  • Clay Soil
  • Naturalizing
  • Bog
  • Rain Garden
  • Long Blooming
  • Interesting Foliage

Exposure

  • Full Sun to Partial Shade

Deer Resistant

  • Deer Resistant

Flowering Months

  • September
  • August
  • July
  • June

Foliage Color

  • Green

Growth Rate

  • Fast

Juglans nigra Tolerance (Black Walnut)

  • Yes

Salt Tolerance

  • High

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Spring
  • Summer

Soil Moisture Preference

  • Moist to Wet

Plants that work well with Lythrum alatum ''

Swamp mallow Swamp mallow (Hibiscus moscheutos)
Turtlehead Turtlehead (Chelone glabra)
Fox sedge Fox sedge (Carex vulpinoidea)
Obedient plant Obedient plant (Physostegia virginiana)
Blue flag Blue flag (Iris versicolor)

Substitutions for Lythrum alatum

Obedient plant Obedient plant (Physostegia virginiana)