Lythrum salcaria 'Morden's Pink'

Morden's Pink Loosestrife

$11.81 | 1 G | 35 Avail. | $11.81

1 G Weight: 25.0 lb



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Morden's Pink Loosestrife is a marginal herbaceous perennial with whorles of downy green foliage.  Tall spikes of bright purplish-pink flowers in mid summer.  Flowers best in part shade and medium to wet soils. 

* Listed as a noxious weed in several states, and though Morden's Pink is listed as sterile it can interbreed with native loosestrife- plant in contained area and deadhead immediately after flowering.

Type: 

Perennial 

Height: 

2' - 2.5'

Spread: 

1' - 1.5'

Spacing: 

1'

USDA Hardiness Zone: 

4 - 9

Culture: 

Full SunPart Sun

Bloom Color: 

Pink

Season of Interest: 

Summer

MAINTENANCE NEEDS: Medium maintenance.  Deadhead immediately after flowering to prevent spreading.  No serious diseases but watch for slugs and snails.

LANDSCAPE USES:  Accents or Group Plantings, BordersWoodland GardensWildlife Garden, Foundational Plantings, and Containers.

COMPANION PLANTS: Cardinal Flower, Queen of the Prairie, Geranium

 

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