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Soil: Hydric (Wet) – Mesic (Medium)
Sun: Full Sun – Part Sun
Height: 1-2 feet
Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Season: June – September
Suggested Uses: Prairie Loosestrife does well in moist gardens, rain gardens and shoreline restorations. It has small, delicate, pixie-like flowers that remind us of fairy tales! Can be found near calcareous fens.
Native Range: Native to wetlands throughout the Midwest U.S.
Pollinators: Melittid Bees. Native Lysimachia species and Melittid bees have a fascinating story of coevolution. Read more about this relationship here (from Xerxes Society).
Flowers: The 1/2″ drooping flowers have 5 slightly pointed petals.
Leaves: The whorled leaves are stiff and narrow.
Other Names: Four-flowered Yellow Loosestrife
More information: USDA plant profile