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Lythrum salicaria

Lythrum salicaria is a perennial herbaceous plant. It is a heliophilous plant about 1 meter high, which is originated in the Variable Zone of Europe and Asian. It likes the environment with bright light and humidity, and usually grows in the shallow water area. However dry land is also suitable for planting. It has little requirement about the soil and easy to grow. The lythrum salicaria is hardy. After cut off their deadwood in winter and let them overwinter naturally, they would sprout in next spring again. Its forest is beautiful with light and elegant pink flowers and long florescence, starting from early July to mid September. The lythrum salicaria, an excellent ornamental deserved water plant, is a decoration in gardening and could enrich the water body. It can create an excellent ecological environment together with other plants.