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Purple Loosestrife Wildflower Seed

Product Code: 130JC2359-pro

Purple Loosestrife Wildflower Seed​ is a native perennial which grows in marshes, swamps, pond edges and other boogy ground throughout most of Britain. In the garden it is best grown in a mini-marsh or on the margins of a pond, but it will also make a very striking display in a moist border.

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Purple Loosestrife Wildflower Seed is a native perennial which grows in marshes, swamps, pond edges and other boogy ground throughout most of Britain. In the garden it is best grown in a mini-marsh or on the margins of a pond, but it will also make a very striking display in a moist border.

Latin Name

  • Lythrum salicaria

Life Cycle

  • Perennial

Flowering Time

  • June to August

Purple Loosestrife Wildflower Seed Max Flowering Height

  • 100cm

Purple Loosestrife Wildflower Seed Approx Sowing Rate

  • 0.25kg/Acre

Wildflower Site Preparation

The site should be weed free. Annual weeds should be controlled by mechanical means or by the use of contact based herbicide. Perennial weeds, for example docks thistle, nettles and couch grass can be dealt with using a translocated herbicide such as Round-Up. Cultivate to achieve a fine seed bed, sow seed mix and then roll to ensure firmness. The best results are obtained when there is good contact between the soil and the seeds.

Sowing Times

Sowing can best be achieved by mixing the seed with dry sand, dry sifted topsoil or sawdust and evenly broadcast. It is important that the seed is in contact with moisture in the soil so the seedbed should be lightly raked and then rolled.

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Wildflower Site Preparation The site should be weed free. Annual weeds should be controlled by mechanical means or by the use of contact based herbicide. Perennial weeds, for example docks thistle, nettles and couch grass can be dealt with using a translocated herbicide such as Round-Up. Cultivate to achieve a fine seed bed, sow seed mix and then roll to ensure firmness. The best results are obtained when there is good contact between the soil and the seeds. Sowing Times Sowing can best be achieved by mixing the seed with dry sand, dry sifted topsoil or sawdust and evenly broadcast. It is important that the seed is in contact with moisture in the soil so the seedbed should be lightly raked and then rolled.