The native purple loosestrife (Lythrym salicaria) can be grown in any damp spot in the garden or as an emergent. It is a tall plant, putting on a spectacular show of purple flowers in late summer which contrast with the yellows which dominate so many other pond plants.
Technical Information: Photographed with a Minolta Dimage Z1.|
Copyright Richard Burkmar 2004. Permission is hereby granted for anyone to use this image for non-commercial purposes which are of benefit to the natural environment. School pupils, students, teachers and educators are invited to use and reproduce the image freely. The photographer should be credited where practicable. Use for commercial purposes is prohibited unless permission is obtained from the copyright holder.|
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