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Lythrum virgatum 'Morden's Gleam' - Loosestrife

Perennials

Lythrum virgatum 'Morden's Gleam'

Loosestrife

Lythrum virgatum 'Morden's Gleam' is a seedless, non-invasive Loosestrife. It grows 3-5 feet tall and in July and August bears beautiful tall spikes of star-shaped, rose-pink flowers. Has a shrub-like appearance, but dies back each year. Especially attractive along water's edge, 'Morden's Gleam' has stunning color which attracts butterflies, bees, and hummingbirds.


We have tested 'Morden's Gleam' extensively for over 15 years in several applications and it does not spread nor become invasive.

Additional:

Non-invasive!

Loosestrife Growing and Maintenance Tips:

This is an ideal plant to place near a water feature as it loves damp areas.

Height:

48-60 Inches

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Spread:

18-24 Inches

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Hardiness Zone:

4 - 9

Characteristics & Attributes for Lythrum virgatum 'Morden's Gleam'

Exposure
Sun
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Moist
Wet
Attracts Wildlife
Hummingbirds
Butterflies
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Attributes
Fragrant
Specimen
Bog
Border or Bed
Focal Point
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