Loosestrife 'Robert' (Lythrum salicaria 'Robert')
Lythrum salicaria 'Robert'
Variety or Cultivar:
'Robert' ~ 'Robert' is a clump-forming perennial with erect branched stems bearing spikes of purple-pink starry flowers summer to autumn. Can be invasive.
Plant in any moist, wet soil in full sun.
RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, Bees (attract & feed bees), Bog garden, City, Coastal, Containers, Flower Arranging, Low Maintenance, Prairie planting, Roof terrace, Waterside, Wildflower
The autumn foliage colour is off-set well by the creamy variegated foliage of these plants.
Boggy damp conditions
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Exposed or Sheltered
Deadhead after flowering to prevent self-seeding. Can be invasive otherwise.
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