Lysimachia clethroides seeds – ( Gooseneck loosestrife)


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This is a strong growing plant with very graceful arched white flower stems .  It is the recipient of the Award of Garden Merit  from the RHS.  Florists love its flowers  for their  pretty shape and lasting ability. It is used to provide a fast spreading cover, and looks spectacular in the wild garden in drifts. and at the edge of streams and in bog gardens  It grows well in full sun in moist humus rich soil and can become a weed if not controlled, as it grows  quickly by underground stems .  To control it grow in dry soil and light shade where it will spread more slowly.

Sowing advice for Lysimachia
 Sow  as soon as  you receive.Sow in trays or pots
Sow onto a good seed raising mix. Cover seeds  thinly as light aids germination. Keep the seed moist. Ideal temperature is 20 deg. C. Germination can be erratic.  If there is no germination in 3-4 weeks, ensure seed tray is moist, enclose in a plastic bag to conserve moisture and put into fridge for 2-4 weeks . Remove from fridge for germination.  Process can be repeated if there is still no germination.

Additional information



Common Name

Gooseneck Loosestrife, Lady Jane



Maximum Height

approx 90 cm with flowers

Number of seeds in packet

approx 30