Lythrum 'Dwarf Purple' (Lythrum vigatum)

Name Lythrum 'Dwarf Purple'
Botanical Name Lythrum vigatum

A beautiful pink-purple spiky perennial. The same perennial as regular lythrum except a dwarf variety only reaching 24-30 inches tall. It blooms May thru September. Works well as a cut flower. Lythrum loves water!!! Do not plant near waterways. Picture from Walters Gardens Inc.

Location: Sun, Partial Sun
Size: 24"-30" inches tall
Flower Color: Pink, Purple
Bloom Time: May, June, July, August, September
Soil Conditions: Moist, Wet
Trim/Prune: Trim to the ground in 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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