Lythrum salicaria, also known as purple loosestrife, will do best planted in moist soil, in full sun. This hardy perennial produces erect spikes of rosy-pink flowers in mid and late summer.
Lythrum salicaria ‘Pink Blush’
‘Pink Blush’. This striking and easy to grow plant provides a long period of interest at the back of a border. It has tall stems topped with dark pink flowers and lance-shaped leaves. ‘Pink Blush’ will reach a height of 1,2m.
Lythrum salicaria ‘Blush’
And then there is ‘Lythrum salicaria ‘Blush’. It has lovely, light pink flowers in late summer and early autumn. Bees and butterflies love the nectar-rich flowers. Expect a height of 90cm and a spread of 75cm.