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Lysimachia ciliata

Fringed loosestrife is a colorful, native wildflower that is a bit reminiscent of a daffodil. The butter-yellow flowers bloom on straight green stalks that grow to 1-2 feet tall. Unlike daffodils, these plants bloom later in the summer, and will provide pretty yellow color into the early fall.


Choose a spot that receives full sun to part shade, and moist soil. Lysimachia ciliata works well as a groundcover in shade gardens, providing a welcome pop of color.


It serves as an important food source for native bees. Even though they share a similar common name, these are not the same plant as the invasive Purple Loosestrife.


Fun Fact: L. ciliata gets its name from the tiny hairs that cover the stem.


Source: grown from seed originally from Minnesota. Prairie Moon Nursery.

Lysimachia ciliata (Fringed loosestrife)

SKU: 102933988647
  • details

    AVAILABLE IN 2022  
    type: herbaceous perennial
    sun needs: full sun, part sun/part shade, shade
    water needs: average, moist
    height: 2'
    plant spacing: 1 plant per square foot
    bloom time: June, July, August
    bloom color: yellow
  • good plant companions

    Scarlet bee balm, great as a groundcover

  • special notes

    deer resistant (please note that does not mean deer proof)
    salt tolerant. Some salt exposure should not be fatal to the plant but some leaf burning may still occur.