Lythrum salicaria ‘Robert’ is a more compact variant of Purple loosestrife growing to a maximum of around 80cm with spikes of clear pink flowers from June-September. Excellent for wildlife and designated as Perfect for Pollinators by the RHS. It grows well in the sun or semi-shade.
Now cut back after flowering.
Lythrum from lythron blood referring to the red flowers; salicaria willow like leaves
Planting position: Pond marginal shelf up to 10cm deep or very wet soil