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Yellow pimpernel

Lysimachia nemorum

Also known as

Loosestrife

Full Shade
Moderate watering

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

10cm

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Yellow pimpernel Overview

This plant is often found in the wild in Northern Europe. STEM: Slender, low-growing. ROOT: Fibrous. HAIRS: Absent STIPULES: Absent LEAF-STALK: Shorter than blade. BRACTS: Absent FLOWER STALK: Much longer than flower, hair-like. SEPALS: 5, very slender, pointed. PETALS: 5, equal, bases joined, wide-spreading. STAMENS: 5 STIGMA: 1, slender, style long. OVARY: 1, 1-celled. SEEDS: Many, circular, flattened.

Common problems with Yellow pimpernel

How to propagate Yellow pimpernel

Division

Division in spring.

Seed

Seed in autumn.

Other uses of Yellow pimpernel

Wildflower/meadow, ground cover.