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Lysimachia punctata 'Alexander'

Yellow Loosestrife

Plant Type:

SUN PERENNIALS

Lysimachia punctata 'Alexander' - Useful perennial fill-in, this clumping Circle Flower or Yellow Loosestrife exhibits attractive variegated leaves. The margins of all leaves are broadly creamy white with centers medium green. Bright yellow flowers occur up and down the stems circling leaf axils in June. This beautiful ornamental introduced in 1990 is named for Mrs. Alexander of York, England. New growth is green, pink and white. Even the leaf buds in late winter at ground level are variegated and beautiful. Part shade to full sun in fertile, draining soil for best results. Easy and worthy. Potted perennial, cutting grown.


Height:

12-24 in

Spread:

18-30 in

Colors:

Yellow
Item Description Price  
LYSIPUNCA Lysimachia punc. 'Alexander' (3.5 inch Square Press Fit Pot Extra Deep – 1.52 pints / 720 ml.) $12.00


Characteristics and Attributes for Lysimachia punctata 'Alexander'

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Late Spring

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Spring / Summer / into Autumn

Nature Attraction

  • Honey Bees & Native Bees

Light

  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
  • Full Sun

Attributes

  • Filler
  • Border
  • Cottage Garden

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium

Soil

  • Draining
  • Fertile
  • Average

Origins

  • Garden Origin
  • England

Propagated By

  • Cutting Grown