CRIMSON LOOSETRIFE Lysimachia atropurpurea
Do not confuse this Crimson Loosestrife with the invasive Loosestrife! This Loosestrife is a valuable garden plant that will not invade surrounding areas. Distinct and attractive plant from the Balkan Peninsula with ornamental silver-green foliage, and spikes of small wine-red flowers all summer long! Splendid in the garden border, great for a large container, and the blooms are useful for cutting.
Type: Hardy perennial
Hardiness zones: 3-9
Height: 30", 75cm
Seeds per pack: 10
Germination: Sow indoors onto A moist well-drained seed-start mix. Ideal temperature is 18°C. Germination takes 30-90 days but can be erratic. Acclimatise and plant out once danger of frost has passed. If starting these in fall, overwinter in a frost free area.