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Gooseneck Loosestrife

Botanical Name
Lysimachia clethroides
Hardiness
Zones 3 to 8
Height
2 to 3 feet
Width
2 to 3 feet
Flowers
Summer: white, 3-6
Light
Full sun to part shade
Soil
Moist, well-drained, organic
Planting & Care
  • Propagate loosestrife by seed or division
  • Division may be needed annually to control the spread of its rhizomes, especially when grown in rich soils in full sun
  • Plants will also readily self seed, deadhead to control reseeding
  • Plants may require staking
  • Avoid growing near waterways where Lysimachia can escape into the wild
Problems
Aggressive spreader

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