Ella's Garden Plants from A to Z: Lythrum virgatum, Mordens Pink, Purple Loostrife
|Common Name: Purple Loostrife|
Cultivar or Variety: Mordens Pink
Characteristics of Plant
|Pink flowers are produced on tall spikes from early spring to late summer. Stalks can reach heights from 2-4'.|
It prefers full sun and moist conditions. The more moisture, but not wet and soggy soil, the more the plant will spread. It withstands heat and humidity very well.
This particular cultivar is said to be invasive in some areas. Those areas are usually very wet, boggy type soils.
While deer resistant, it is very attractive to butterflies and bees.
Zone Hardiness up to
2 - 4 feet
Potential Hazzards or Invasiveness
Attractive to Wildlife
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"Lythrum virgatum 'Mordens Pink'"
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