Sunday, 17 July 2016

Lysimachia ciliata 'Firecracker'/

Lysimachia ciliata 'Firecracker' bears tall stems of pointed, dark purple leaves, which contrast beautifully with pale lemon flowers in July and August.It'sfect for growing in a mixed herbaceous border, and will also thrive at the pond edge or bog garden.

Grow Lysimachia ciliata 'Firecracker' in moist soil in full sun to partial shade. Mulch annually with well-rotted manure or compost and divide congested clumps in spring. The RHS has given it its prestigious Award of Garden Merit (AGM).

Propagation methods: Division in Spring or Autumn
Cut back after flowering.
Specific pests: Slugs , Snails
Diseases: Generally disease-free

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