Lythrum salicaria "Feuerkerze"
The Lythrum salicaria 'Feuerkerze' is a striking perennial plant that adds a burst of vibrant color to any garden or landscape. With its tall, upright growth habit and eye-catching crimson flowers, this variety of purple loosestrife is sure to be a focal point in your outdoor space. The 'Feuerkerze' cultivar is known for its robust nature, making it an excellent choice for both novice and experienced gardeners alike.
- Sunlight: Full sun to partial shade.
- Soil: Moist, well-draining soil with organic matter.
- Watering: Keep soil consistently moist, avoiding overwatering.
- Fertilization: Apply balanced slow-release fertilizer in spring.
- Pruning: Trim spent flower spikes after blooming and prune for compact growth in early spring.
- Winter Care: Mulch around the base to protect roots in harsh winters.
- Pests and Diseases: Monitor for aphids and powdery mildew, treat if needed.