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Lysimachia punctata 'Alexander' PP 10598

Variegated Yellow Loosestrife

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Item #: 1893

Zones: 4a to 7b

Dormancy: Winter

Height: 24" tall

Culture: Part Sun to Light Shade

Origin: Europe

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L)

This 1990 introduction from Mrs. Alexander of York, England, made my tongue wag on a 1994 trip to England. For those that have found the species too invasive, L. 'Alexander' offers a slower growing alternative. The upright stems to 2' are clothed in dark round leaves with a wide gold border, changing to cream as the weather warms. In midsummer, they are clothed with star-shaped golden flowers with bronze centers... incredibly striking. L. 'Alexander' is best in moist conditions, although it should tolerate a good dry location. This is one of those plants that you will fall in love with... I promise!