Fringed Loosestrife
This colorful wildflower likes moist to wet and even seasonally wet conditions in nature but will also grow well in loamy rich soils. With bright showy blooms and deep maroon fall foliage, this plant will have an impact on the landscape. Often used in borders, cottage gardens, it can be planted on the margins of...
Botanical Name: Lysimachia ciliata
Nom Français: Salicaire frangé

Features

Bloom colour: Yellow
Blooms: Summer - Zone 5
Pollinators: Bees | Birds
Sun or Shade: Full Sun | Partial Sun
Plant Type: Perennial
Height: Up to 4 feet (120 cms)
Across Canada
It grows well in hardiness zones:

Planting

Meadows, damp woods with dappled light
Water requirement: Moist to wet
Clay, Loam, Sand

Care

Easily grown in moist, humusy, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. Plants will spread in optimum growing conditions, but are not as aggressive as some of the other lysimachias. May be grown from seed.

Pruning

Spread: 60-90 cm

Considerations

The flowers produce an essential oil. A variety of bees collect oil and pollen from the flowers. Some of the perks of Fringed Loosestrife are that it is a cold tolerant plant, and it can tolerate seasonal flooding.
Native to Canada

Styling and Use

Other

History

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