Lysimachia punctata
Lysimachia punctata
Lysimachia punctata
Lysimachia punctata

Lysimachia punctata

Dotted Loosestrife

Primulaceae

Height

90 cm

Flower colour

yellow

Flowering time

August - September

Foliage colour

green

Sunlight

sun - partial shade

Soil

well drained, moist

pH

acid - neutral - alkaline

Hardiness

very hardy

Plant range

Central-Europe and Central-Asia

Lysimachia is a genus of around 100 species in the primrose family, Primulaceae, native to Eurasia. Most species native to Europe have yellow flowers, while species native to Asia often have white flowers. They prefer fairly moist soil.

Propagation:


Division in spring.


Seed - sown in January - March.

Seed just covered and stored at 15-20°C (60-68°F) until germination. 

Hardy and easy to grow. Can be invasive, especially in moist soil.

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