Lysimachia terrestris, Swamp candles, is a frequent showy inhabitant of open wet areas. Like the suns rays, swamp candles cut a bright swath through the open bog. Yellow 1/2" - 1" flowers with two red spots at the base of each flower petal are striking. Erect stems with narrow lance shaped leaves reach 2 1/2'. Blooms June - July. Swamp candles spreads by rhizomes and is better suited for a large garden.