Purple Lance-Leaved Loosestrife (Lysimachia lanceolata var. purpurea)

Purple Lance-Leaved Loosestrife

  • Long Lance-Shaped In Green & Bronzy Purple
  • Yellow Star-Shaped Blooms
  • Fine-Textured Nodding and Graceful Form
  • Easy Care & Low Maintenance
  • Bees & Pollinator Friendly
  • Native Spreading Perennial
  • This Lysimachia is Not Invasive!

Fine-textured foliage in striking green and bronzy-purple blush, the graceful Purple Lance-Leaved Loosestrife (Lysimachia lanceolata var purpurea) nodding yellow flowers look like stars!

Naturally occurring in the wild, Loosestrife loves moist soils of open woods, ponds edges and swampy areas, forming small colonies. However, it’s important to note that This Lysimachia is not a thug in the landscape and it is NOT on any invasive list! Meaning you can plant it without worry!

With an elegant texture and color, this newly improved selection adds a lovely contrast to the landscape!

How to Use Purple Lance-Leaved Loosestrife In The Landscape

Rain gardens, water features and soggy spots around the garden are fantastic for Loosestrife. Tolerating rocky and gravel soil in Rock gardens or Pond-side.

Not minding average conditions in the Cottage garden, Pollinator and Wildflower gardens where they are a food source or beneficial pollinators.

Sized for larger containers and planters, both shade or sun for lovely patio and terrace additions. Readily naturalizing, Lance-Leaved Loosestrife fills tricky spots with lovely ground cover and texture.

Tips For Care

Full sun in cooler climates and partial shade in hot summers, Loosestrife loves moist soil! Tolerating dry soil in cooler summers and part shade.

Preferring acidic, rich soil of all well-drained types, Loosestrife adapts a wide range of conditions.

Purple Lance-Leafed Loosestrife are lovely, hardy perennials in growing zones 4-8.

Purple Lance-Leaved Loosestrife (Lysimachia lanceolata var. purpurea) Details

Common name Purple Lance-Leaved Loosestrife
Botanical name Lysimachia lanceolata var. purpurea
Plant type Perennial
Hardiness zone 4-8
Growth rate Medium
Height 18 - 24 inches
Width 18 - 24 inches
Sunlight Full Sun, Partial Shade
Moisture Medium
Soil condition Well Drained
Pollinator-friendly Yes
Pruning time Late Autumn
Flower color Yellow