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jaffacakesjaffacakes IrelandPosts: 393

Hi, just wondering if anybody knows this flower/plant/weed? I noticed it growing along the coast here during the summer (around July) and took a picture as i thought it was lovely.

Thanks allimage


  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 26,132

    Looks like Lythrum salicaria, Purple Loosestrife. 

  • Mark56Mark56 Windsor, BerkshirePosts: 1,653

    It loves wet conditions so it would make sense! I brought some at Hampton Court in July. The bees adore it so it has a place in my garden

  • jaffacakesjaffacakes IrelandPosts: 393

    Thank you both. Looks like that's it. There's loads around here so i must try get some for my garden.image Happy Christmas!

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