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    Overview

    The Large yellow loosestrife (Lysimachia punctata) is a vigorous perennial that bears clusters of five-petalled yellow flowers with a central red-eye on pale green tall stems from June to September. It is a useful tall plant (up to 36 inches) as it requires no support and has enough foliage to dilute the brightness of the flowers. Pointed leaves whorl about the stems, with a similar habit to lilies. The plant does best in full sun to part shade and tolerates drier sites. To curb spread, divide every two years.

    Video Credits: Wisconsin Wonder Garden
    Image Credits: Nennieinszweidrei

    References:

    1. Andy McIndoe, Kevin Hobbs – The Horticulture Gardener’s Guides – Perennials
    2. Pam Duthie – Continuous Bloom

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