winged loosestrife

Botanical Name Lythrum alatum
Common Name winged loosestrife
Family Lythraceae
USDA Zone 3 thru 8
Light Requirement Full Sun
Season(s) of interest Summer, Fall
Height and Spread
2-3ft x 2-3ft (60-90cm x 60-90cm)
Flower Color Purple
Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Butterflies and Bees, Hosts Moths/Butterflies
Additional Information Native to the Chicago Region
Location in Lurie Garden
Northeast Light Plate, Northwest Light Plate