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Lythrum salicaria

purple loosestrife


Honey bees Bumblebees Solitary bees Hoverflies Other flies (includes midges) Beetles (includes ladybirds)


100-150 cm height

2-5 years to reach maturity

Soil type: Loam, Sand

Soil pH: Neutral, Acid, Alkaline

Light: Sun

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered