Verbeinik in the photo

Loosestrife belongs to the family of primroses of the genus Lysimachia. It is given by the name of the bodyguard and commander of Alexander the Great - Lysimachus, who was the first to discover and describe this plant.

Considering loosestrife in the photo on the Internet, you can see that it is very diverse, since the genus of these plants has about 110 species. Many of them are used for landscaping and landscaping. But more often in city flower beds and in gardens in summer cottages, you can see common loosestrife.

Verbeynik refers to perennial plants, it can grow up to 1 meter. Plants tolerate winter well and in the spring new branching shoots grow from the creeping rhizome.

Flowering begins at the end of June and lasts for about 2 months. Common loosestrife flowers are similar in shape to bells, but the color is yellow. The verbeinik in the photo looks like an erect bush with pyramidal inflorescences collected in panicles.

All parts of loosestrife are rich in tannins, it is considered a medicinal plant and is widely used in folk medicine. It has choleretic, analgesic, anticonvulsant, anti-inflammatory properties, promotes wound healing and has a tonic effect.

In landscape design, many types and varieties of loosestrife are used to create long-flowering mixborders. It must be planted in a well-lit place. The plant is unpretentious and, due to the creeping rhizome, grows by itself, forming dense thickets. Loosestrife prefers fertile soils with sufficient moisture.

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