Lysimachia ciliata 'Firecracker'

Lysimachia ciliata 'Firecracker'

Key Information

  • Botanical name: Lysimachia ciliata 'Firecracker'
  • Plant type: Perennial

Height: 1.2m

Spread: 60cm

Flower colour:
  • Yellow
Foliage colour:
  • Green
  • Features: Flowers

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Lysimachia ciliata 'Firecracker' bears tall stems of pointed, dark purple leaves, which contrast beautifully with pale lemon flowers in July and August.It's perfect for growing in a mixed herbaceous border, and will also thrive at the pond edge or bog garden.

Grow Lysimachia ciliata 'Firecracker' in moist soil in full sun to partial shade. Mulch annually with well-rotted manure or compost and divide congested clumps in spring. The RHS has given it its prestigious Award of Garden Merit (AGM).

Position

  • Sun exposure: Full sun, Dappled shade
  • Aspect: South facing, West facing
  • Position in border: Front, Middle
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Maintenance: Prefers rich soil
  • Soil type: Well drained/light/sandy, Clay/heavy/moist, Boggy

Wildlife

Attracts:
  • Bees

  • Beneficial insects

  • Birds

  • Butterflies / Moths

  • Other pollinators

Care routine

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Toxicity

Toxic to:
  • People

  • Cats

  • Dogs

  • Birds

  • Horses

  • Livestock

  • Effects: No toxic effects reported for this plant.

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