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Lythrum virgatum 'Dropmore Purple'

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Plant Family: aceae

Lythrum virgatum 'Dropmore Purple'
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Price:  £6.00
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13 in stock

Size/Qty:  1 litre pot


Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy
Position/ Situation:  Bog Gardens
Sun/ Shade:  Sun
Planting Style:  cottage
Season of Interest:  Mid-summer
Flower Colour:  Purple
Leaf Colour:  Green
Height:  low (up to 3 feet)
Habit/Shape:  Clump forming
Soil Type:  Wet heavy soil
Soil PH:  No preference
Bee and Butterfly:  Both


This moisture-loving perennial forms spreading clumps of upright spikes of red-purple flowers from mid to late summer. Prefers moist to boggy soil in full sun, though will be happy in ordinary soil. Dead head to prevent seeding.


Mainland UK  £8.50-£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1-IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value applies please click here for details) FREE
Seeds & cuttings only  £2 Collect from our Nursery (Elmsett, Suffolk, IP7 6LZ) FREE
Scottish Highlands & offshore Islands From £10    

 

See our delivery information page for details

Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Size/Qty" on product information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall