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(Polygonum) - Knotweed

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  • Good to know - poker type flowers. Some have attractive autumn colour. Some are invasive. Wildlife plant - insects.
  • Pests & Diseases - generally trouble-free.
  • Place of Origin - various habitats around the world.
  • Deciduous
  • Evergreen
  • Semi-evergreen - Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well.
  • Full Sun
  • Partial Shade
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil - will tolerate any moist soil
  • May cause skin allergy or irritant - Having skin or eye contact with these plants could result in an allergic reaction, burning or rash.
  • Flower Colour - Red
  • Shades of pink - All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
  • White

Buy Varieties of PERSICARIA


PERSICARIA affinis  >

Knotweed, Polygonum
Deep pink
individually £8.50 each, 3+ £7.00 each

PERSICARIA affinis 'Darjeeling Red'  AWARD

PERSICARIA affinis 'Darjeeling Red'  >

Knotweed, Polygonum
Excellent ground cover with bright crimson flowers
individually £8.50 each, 3+ £7.00 each

PERSICARIA amplexicaulis 'Blackfield'

PERSICARIA amplexicaulis 'Blackfield'  >

Knotweed, Polygonum
Slender flowers in deep red-black. A smouldering beauty
individually £9.50 each, 3+ £8.00 each
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PERSICARIA bistorta 'Superba'   AWARD

PERSICARIA bistorta 'Superba'  >

Adderwort, Bistort, Polygonum
Clear pink poker flowers
individually £9.50 each, 3+ £8.00 each
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PERSICARIA microcephala 'Red Dragon'

PERSICARIA microcephala 'Red Dragon'  >

Bistort, Knotweed
Tall and spreading variety with dramatic brownish-red leaves with black markings
individually £9.50 each, 3+ £8.00 each

PERSICARIA vaccinifolia   AWARD

PERSICARIA vaccinifolia  >

Knotweed, Polygonum
Tiny pink flowers, good ground cover, and excellent autumn colour
individually £8.50 each, 3+ £7.00 each

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