Dotted loosestrife: Lysimachia punctata
is native to central and southern Europe and Turkey and is somewhat surprisingly a member of the Primulaceae family. This extremely hardy, tuft-forming herbaceous perennial can reach 100 cm (39 in) in height with broad, bright green leaves with wavy margins.
The numerous bright gold-yellow flowers are grouped in whorls on high terminal spikes. Dottedis also used in flower arrangements. It looks very attractive in borders and elegant containers on balconies and terraces.
It also grows well in shade. It needs fertile, moist, well-drainedto grow well. If watered generously it will also do well in sun. Spring is the best time to divide the plants.