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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
dotted loosestrife garden loosestrife
Lysimachia are herbaceous or evergreen perennials with simple leaves and star-shaped, cupped or bowl-shaped flowers in terminal racemes or panicles, or solitary in leaf axils
L. punctata is a strong-growing herbaceous perennial forming a spreading clump of erect stems with lance-shaped, light green leaves, and with bowl-shaped, bright yellow flowers 2.5cm wide, in the upper leaf axils in mid and late summer
Europe, Asia Minor
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or North-facing or West-facing or East-facing
Exposure Sheltered or Exposed
MoistureMoist but well-drained
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Best grown in moisture retentive well-drained soil that does not dry out in summer, in full sun or part shade. Excessive vigour in moist soils can make it a determined spreader
Divide vigorous clumps in spring or autumn
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds
Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning Remove faded flower stems to tidy
Pests May be damaged by slugs and snails
Generally trouble free
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