Lythrum alatum (Winged Loosestrife)
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Lythrum alatum

Winged Loosestrife

A great wetland plant that has long bloom time and good fall color. Mixes well with other plants; does well in wet soil but will tolerate some dry periods as well. Not invasive

Height: 24-36 in
Width: 18-24 in
Soil Conditions: Moist
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Time: July,August,September
Hardiness Zone: 3 TO 9
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Characteristics & Attributes for Lythrum alatum

Attributes

Emergent
Fall Color
Rain Garden Sun

Attracts Wildlife

Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Pollinators

Plant Habit

Upright

Light Conditions

Sun

Native Plant Community

Mesic Prairie
Wet Prairie
Wetland

Bloom Time

July
August
September

Flower Color

Pink

Flower Hue

Light

Flower Type

Spike

Foliage Color

Green

Leaf Texture

Fine

Prune Time

Jan/Feb/March

Flower Form

Single

Growth Rate

Average