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Lysimachia clethroides

Common Name(s):
Gooseneck loosestrife
Category:
Perennials
Comment:

Flowers of Gooseneck loosestrife are tiny and white, produced on arching flowering spikes. It is grown commercially as a cut flower. Unfortunately it can become very weedy by seed dispersal, and should be carefully kept under control.

Wildlife Value:  Members of the genus Lysimachia support the following specialized beesMacropis (Macropis) ciliataMacropis (Macropis) patellataand Macropis (Macropis) steironematis.

 

Season:
summer
Height:
24-36 in.
Flower Color:
white
Hardiness:
3-8
Propagation:
division, seed
Exposure:
full sun to light shade
Soil:
moist, well drained soil
Regions:
Mountains, Piedmont, Coastal Plain
Origin:
Japan, China
Tags:
sun, nectar, specialized bees, bees, light shade, pollinator, perennial, wildlife, partial shade, white

NCCES plant id: 744

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