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What kind of bushes are these?

Posted by xjennx08 6a (My Page) on
Thu, Jul 17, 14 at 19:30

Moved into new house. There are 4 of these enormous bushes with purple flowers on them. Can someone please identify them for me so I can figure out how to take care of them? Thanks!


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RE: What kind of bushes are these?

Lythrum salicaria


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RE: What kind of bushes are these?

You might want to do some research on this plant. Purple loosestrife is considered a primary invasive species across much of North America and even cultivated forms are discouraged (they are no longer considered sterile).

Lots of other great flowering plants could be suggested for replacement.


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RE: What kind of bushes are these?

and they are perennials ... and should you want to learn more about them.. see you in the perennial forum ...

they are choking out our waterways.. if you are with a birds flight to water.. get rid of them ASAP .. thank you

ken


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