Swamp Loosestrife

Decodon verticillatus



Only species in the genus. Grows in wetlands and is partially aquatic. Flowers are a magenta shade and bell shaped and bloom in mid to late summer.

Plant Overview:

Other Common Names:Water Willow
Plant Family:Lythracea
Plant Duration:Perennial
Plant Type:Shrubs/Subshrub
Bloom Time:Early August to September
Fruit Timing:Early September to October
Global and State Rank:G5, S5
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Clay, Loam, Sandy
Soil Moisture:Moist
Soil pH:Acidic, Slightly Acidic, Neutral
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Sun
Light Range:Sun
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Moist

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