Purple Loosestrife

Lythrum salicaria

Purple Loosestrife, Lythrum Salicaria, is a native British wildflower usually found in damp areas,  but will grow well in gardens even if not in a wet area. It attracts honey bees and other insects including hover flies and white butterflies. It is a perennial herb that can be propagated by division in autumn. It is easy to grow and produces masses of flowers.

Purple Loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria)