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Hi. I think this maybe a weed?

Essex, United Kingdom Gb

Hi. I think this maybe a pink flowering weed?
But a very pretty one if it is.
What do you think it is?




Purple loosestrife I think. Native to UK and Europe. Good for pollinators.

24 Aug, 2021


Lythrum salicaria as said. There are cultivated forms of it with bigger and different coloured flowers (shades of pink basically).

24 Aug, 2021


Thank for the info. I've now looked it up, I found that one can buy the seeds but I have got it for free, maybe from the birds or Wild Bird Seed? I think it is pretty & a lovely colour :o)) I found they like boggy ground so I will make an erea for it with some pond liner I have :o)) xx

24 Aug, 2021

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