Chamerion Angustifolium, Rosebay Willowherb



Common name:
Rosebay willowherb
Scientific name:
Chamerion angustifolium
Main flower color:
Range:
All across the UK
Height:
Up to 120 cm
Habitat:
Waste ground, woodland, gardens, verges
Flowers:
Up to 3 cm in diameter; four narrow, dark pink sepals, four broader, paler pink petals (one opposite pair slightly wider than the other), and eight stamens, which have slender white filaments and brownish anthers. The inflorescence is a tall, elongated cluster
Leaves:
Alternate (spirally arranged), narrowly lanceolate, hairless
Season:
July to September
Rarity:
★★★★