Lysimachia clethroides – Gooseneck Loosestrife

Lysimachia clethroides - Gooseneck Loosestrife

Planted on hill by barn.

Family: Primulaceae
Genus: Lysimachia (ly-si-MAK-ee-uh)
Species: clethroides (klee-THROY-deez)

Category:
Perennials

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 °C (-40 °F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Deciduous

Other details:
May be a noxious weed or invasive
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

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David

Is pushing forward with his design of the Karhula gardens. Favorite quote atm 'Rome was not built in a day'