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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

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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

Bloom Color:

Lavender

Lythrum alatum Characteristics

Attracts Wildlife

  • Butterflies
  • Pollinators

Attributes

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

Exposure

  • Full Sun to Partial Shade

Flowering Months

  • September
  • August
  • July
  • June

Foliage Color

  • Green

Growth Rate

  • Fast

Salt Tolerance

  • Medium

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Summer
  • Spring

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)