Recommended as a shady groundcover, firecracker loosestrife is tolerant of cold and seasonal flooding. The star-shaped yellow flowers that bloom in mid-Summer (contrasting beautifully against its reddish foliage) are an important food source for native bee populations.
Water: Wet or Dry
Hardiness: Frost Hardy
Habit: An erect, herbaceous perennial growing to 2' tall, with opposite, simple leaves, and smooth, green stems
Light: Prefers some shade
Origin: Much of the lower 48 states of North America