As the gooseneck-shaped spikes of tiny white flowers emerge in late spring and fill the garden bed, the playful, rambuctious, whimsical behavior of the plant bursts forth. Like a naughty child it needs guidance and limits because it wants to wander everywhere, but it can easily be corrected and set on a more civilized path with a few tugs whenever it comes up somewhere it shouldn’t. It is very easy to grow, stands up without supports, and looks charming planted en masse as a flock. In the fall, gooseneck loosestrife will reward you for your patience with good red and yellow color.
Type: Herbaceous perennial
Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Late spring to early summer
Light: Full sun to partial shade.
Soil: Thrives in average to humusy, moist soil.
USDA Hardiness Zones: 3-9
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