Lythrum alatum var. lanceolatum

loosestrife

Lythraceae


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Plant Specifics

Form: flower
Life Span: short-lived perennial
Flower Color: flower color      lavender
Phenology: winter dormant
Noted for: Showy flowers

Landscaping

Recommended Uses: Moist/wet wildflower garden.
Propagation: Seeds are available through the Florida Wildflowers Growers Cooperative.
Availability: Native nurseries, Seed
Light: light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
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Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand

Ecology

Native Habitats: Moist-wet sites. Wet flatwoods, roadside ditches in former flatwoods.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range

USDA Zones:

Map is based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in: