Bog Candles

$9.95

Bog Candles

Ease to Grow: Easy.
Dormancy: Yes.
Native Range: Wetlands of Eastern North America.
Zones: 3-9 (2-10).

Bog Candles or Swamp Candles, Lysimachia terrestris, is a showy inhabitant of bogs and wetlands. It is an emergent perennial with spires of dozens of small, but delightful star-shaped, yellow flowers with 2 red spots at the base of each petal. It flowers in mid-summer. The rhizomes can grow rapidly, forming a nice colony of plants in a season. It is winter hardy, and is a prolific grower, tolerating a wide range of wet growing conditions. It is an excellent companion for carnivorous plants, providing nice dappled lighting.

For Bog Candles, each portion is a rooted, growing plant and size refers to age: small (1 year), medium (2 years), large (3+ years old).

Plants are shipped bare-root, wrapped in damp sphagnum moss. In it's dormant season, it will be shipped as a dormant root/rhizome. Photographs are representative of species, and not the specific plant shipped.

Height: 6" - 12+".
Plant Type: Perennial, cold temperate.
Soil: General Bog Mix.
Soil pH: 5.5-7.
Light: Full to Partial Sun.
Use: Tall water's edge aquatic bog plant.

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K.L.A.
Extremely fast shipping. Plants were wrapped so very well! lthy!

Extremely fast shipping! Plants were packaged so very well! Plants are so healthy! I am very impressed!

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Amber Ward
Big candles

Healthy, growing well

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Dahlia
Mindful attention to making sure delivery was received healthy

Received all the live plants very carefully packaged and contained for safe delivery. Plants and roots received alive and healthy. Thank you for taking such great care to ensure all would be received unharmed.

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Greig Hillman

Bog Candles

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