Types of Loosestrife (Lysimachia)
There are types of loosestrife that can be used for various landscape gardening purposes. The material presents species of loosestrife with photos and brief botanical characteristics. You can see the types of loosestrife in the photo and choose plants that are suitable in appearance and characteristics for landscaping the garden or homestead.
Loosestrife (L. nummularia) or meadow tea is good because, unlike most other plants, it likes to grow in water. This low ground cover perennial with a creeping rooted stem, round leaves and single yellow flowers will gradually close the space between the stones and decorate the edge of the film, if such a flaw happened. It withstands flooding, but also grows on land.
There is a variety of ‘Aurea’ with yellow leaves, which is more finicky.
Verbeynik dot (L. punctata) – herbaceous perennial with a height of 50-60 cm with a long, rapidly growing rhizome. Lemon yellow flowers are collected on a weakly branched top of the stem. It blooms in late June – early July for a month.
Luxuriously develops only in sunny areas with fertile soil. Effective in group plantings near ponds.
Curtis of the loosestrife of pinworm rapidly grows in diameter, displacing less hardy plants, it must be controlled.
There are variegated forms:
“Alexander” – with white fringed leaves.
“Golden Alexander” – with a yellow border.
They grow slower than a species plant and are much more interesting in appearance.
Verbeynik Lily of the Valley
Verbeynnik lily of the valley (L. clethroides) is an unusually elegant plant with an upright stalk reaching a height of 90-120 cm. White small flowers are collected in a dense spike-shaped inflorescence 15-20 cm long, pointed and slightly bent at the end. It blooms from late July for about 20 days. Loveable, prefers partial shade, good in group plantings.