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Purple loosestrife is a garden-worthy native perennial with a spectacular spike of magenta flowers.Natural habitats include the margins of slow-flowing rivers, lakes and in man made habitats such as flooded gravel-pits and quarries. The tall flowering spikes of Purple loosestrife attract a whole host of insects, particularly bees and butterflies.
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Sep 20 2011 19:40 GMT FLUMP
So pretty..really makes a wonderful picture
Sep 20 2011 19:43 GMT superJoan
Thanks Helen,Taken not far from you..Temple Newsome....
Sep 20 2011 19:47 GMT hans55 PRO
beautiful picture Joan !!
Sep 20 2011 19:49 GMT superJoan
hans thanks...this is a wild flower, but is grown in many gardens too......I have the yellow version in my garden
Sep 20 2011 20:17 GMT wijnie58
Hi Joan, Beautiful view. We have also this wild flower in the garden.
Sep 20 2011 20:20 GMT caferr
so beautiful...
Sep 20 2011 20:45 GMT Pea2007
Pretty image
Sep 21 2011 02:33 GMT fhelsing PRO
I love the magenta color combined with all of that greenery ... so gorgeous!
Sep 21 2011 02:57 GMT potterjo
Lovely image!
Sep 21 2011 04:24 GMT Annamaria
Beautiful flowers, Joan!! Where there still butterflies there?
Sep 21 2011 07:54 GMT hamid2010
So beautiful :)
Sep 21 2011 08:35 GMT MargNZ
Beautiful Joan .... great to finally have a name for this lovely plant that I saw in the UK :))
Sep 21 2011 16:52 GMT Papagena
I have seen this flower also around the pond in our beautifuI park !! And I like its funny name a lot !!
Sep 21 2011 17:48 GMT bandsix
It certainly makes a statement in a garden...lovely!
Sep 21 2011 20:02 GMT senna3
A pleasure for the eyes!
Sep 22 2011 20:44 GMT whiteMusk
looks very peaceful place

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