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Lysimachia punctata

Family: Primulaceae

Common names: GOLDEN CANDLES, LOOSESTRIFE

Native to: Asia Minor, Central Europe, Naturalized North America

Plant

Type: perennial

Forms: clumping, dense form, erect, open form

Max height: 4 feet

Max width: 2 feet

Flower

yellow

Leaf

green

new growth distinct

Horticulture

Plant features: invasive, naturalizes

Exposure: part shade, sun

Landscape use: container

Invasive

Propagates by: seed

flowers in summer

Soil type: loam

USDA Zones: zone 5 to -20 f, zone 6 to -10 f, zone 7 to 0 f, zone 8 to +10 f, zone 9 to +20 f

Temp. range: -20 to +30 °F

Water: moderate, regular

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