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Lysimachia clethroides - Gooseneck Loosestrife

More About Lysimachia clethroides

  • White flower spikes are made up of tiny, saucer-shaped flowers
  • Flower spikes point downwards like a goose's neck
  • Mid-green foliage turns red in the fall
  • Ovate-lanceolate leaves, alternate along the stems
  • Fast spreading clump for moist areas
  • Bloom Time: July to September
  • Flower Size: 15 cm

Zone:

4

Height:

75-90 cm

Spread:

75-90 cm

Colour:

White

Gooseneck Loosestrife Growing and Maintenance Tips

Plants will spread quickly and form a large patch when grown in full sun or partial shade. Clumps can be easily divided in the spring and are a good choice for a waterside or moist garden.  

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Lysimachia clethroides Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Fast
Fast
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Long Blooming
Long Blooming
Bog or water garden
Bog or water garden

Soil Moisture

Moist to Wet Soils
Moist to Average

Attributes

Fall Color

Flowering Time

Lt. Sum-Fall
Summer

Habit

Clumping
Upright

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Woodland/woods edge