winged loosestrife

Lythrum alatum (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 spring, summer, fall, winter
Height and Spread 2-3ft x 2-3ft (60-90cm x 60-90cm)
Flower Color Purple
Attracts Wildlife Hosts Caterpillars of Butterflies/Moths, Attracts Pollinators,
Additional Information Native to Chicago Region.
Location in Lurie Garden Northeast Light Plate, Northwest Light Plate, Southwest Light Plate

Average Flowering Time