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PERSICARIA vaccinifolia

Commonly known as Knotweed, Polygonum

Tiny pink flowers, good ground cover, and excellent autumn colour
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Available again FEBRUARY 2021 - fresh stock in late winter/early spring
individually £10.50 each, 3+ £8.00 each

Delivery Information Available again FEBRUARY 2021

 

  • Semi-evergreen - Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well. - mid-green leaves to 2.5cm (1in) long, on red tinted stems, turning red in autumn.
  • Shades of pink - All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
  • Height - 20cm (8in)
  • Spread - 50cm (20in)
  • Ground cover - These plants are typically low growing and spread quickly to inhibit weed growth on areas of bare soil - trailing, slightly woody, ground cover. Produces flowers to 6mm (¼in) long on narrow 8cm (3in) spikes.
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - none
  • Place of origin - Himalayas
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Rockery (inc alpine) -
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - moderately fertile
  • Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant -
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20cm (8in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Hand Trowel
  50cm (20in)
 

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