Lythrum (Lythrum vigatum)

Name Lythrum
Botanical Name Lythrum vigatum

People love this plant! It is immensely attractive, bearing beautiful pink-purple spiky perennial that gets 36-60 inches tall. It blooms May-September and therefore often works well as a cut flower. Lythrum loves water!!! Read that as: It spreads and we do not recommend you plant near waterways.

Location: Sun, Partial Sun
Size: 36"-60" inches tall
Flower Color: Pink, Purple
Bloom Time: May, June, July, August, September
Soil Conditions: Moist, Wet
Trim/Prune: Trim to the ground in the late fall after several frosts. Watch for metalic flea beetles and japanese beetles. Spray with insecticide as needed.
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
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