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Is This Purple Loosestrife

Leicestershire, United Kingdom

The plant has appeared this year - would you say its purple loosestrife?



It looks very much like it. Lythrum salicaria.

4 Jul, 2009


Yes. Let it grow and seed around. They are every bit as good as many cultivated garden flowers.

4 Jul, 2009


~yes and mine is coming back from the dead Dawn~I can send you some next week?

4 Jul, 2009


Thanks all, that's good news. I've no idea where it has come from, never had it before.
Arlene: Thanks very much for the offer but I've grown some from seed this spring. They are about 6 inches high now and I've set them all the way around the pond - but this isnt one of them. Thanks again everyone.

4 Jul, 2009

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