Lysimachia atropurpurea



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Lysimachia atropurpurea ‘Beaujolais’

Deep wine-red spires of flowers, set against silver-grey foliage, make Lysimachia atropurpurea ‘Beaujolais’ a striking colour highlight.

Sensation of Chelsea Flower Show

‘Beaujolais’ was the sensation of the Chelsea Flower Show a couple of years ago, when almost every designer used it in their display garden. They simply could not resist it’s striking colouring.
So it become a style icon and took the gardening fashion world by storm.
However it was much more than a one year wonder. It has stayed as a firm favourite, proving it’s worth with long blooming spring, summer, & autumn, and  a steady supply of great cut flowers for the vase.

Hardy & easily grown

So plant Lysimachia atropurpurea ‘Beaujolais’ in Sun to Part Shade, where it is easy to grow and low maintenance.
And the slender flower spires weave effortlessly between shrubs, roses and other flowers.
Plus it is so easy and quick to grow from seed, rapidly maturing to flowering size.
‘Beaujolais’ is frost hardy and takes readily to a wide range of soils.
And copes well with humidity or damp.

It is a neat evergreen perennial clump, and although each plant flowers itself to exhaustion in a few years, it can be easily and regularly raised from seed to insure a continuous supply.
No garden should ever be without these elegant spires of wine and silver.

60cm H x 45cm W.


Sow indoors at any time / or scatter in the garden in spring or autumn.

Indoors: Sow seeds in punnets on surface of good quality seed raising mix. Press gently into mix surface but do not cover. Seeds need light for germination.

Keep moist in well-lit position.

Temperatures of 14-18°C. approx are optimum for rapid germination.

Seeds germinate in approx. 30 days.

SEED COUNT: 60 seeds per pack approx.
(We always aim to exceed the stated seed count, and give a generous serve).

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