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PERSICARIA bistorta 'Superba'

Commonly known as Adderwort, Bistort, Polygonum

Clear pink poker flowers
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individually £11.50 each, 3+ £9.00 each

Delivery Information Available again from NOVEMBER / DECEMBER 2019

 

  • Semi-evergreen - Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well. - broadly ovate, pointed, boldly veined, mid-green leaves 10-30cm (4-12in) long.
  • Shades of pink - All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
  • Height - to 90cm (36in)
  • Spread - to 90cm (36in)
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - vigorous, clump-forming perennial. Flowers over a long period.
  • Very hardy - Hardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - syn. Polygonum bistorta.
  • Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of origin - Europe, north and west Asia
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape - Bell/Lantern - narrowly bell-shaped 5mm (¼in) long
  • Spikes - short, dense, cylindrical spikes 5-7cm (2-2¾in) long
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Bog garden
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - any moist soil.
  • Wet or boggy soil
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
to 90cm (36in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Watering Can
  to 90cm (36in)
 

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