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Persicaria amplexicaulis

Spikes of reddish pink flowers from July to November. Robust plant which is ideal for filling awkward corners. Easy and reliable in sun or shade. Hardy. To 1m.

At a glance

Common Name
Red bistort
Hardy perennial
90cm to 1.2m
Spread Rate
Very Fast
Late Summer
Soil Type
Wet, Moist, Normal, Drained
Attractive to pollinators

Sue's Notes

A favourite of mine in late summer for its long lasting flower spikes and reliability. Good in borders but even better for filling in unloved shady spots next to sheds and bins. PS - our plant looks identical to P.amplexicaulis 'Firetail' - I can't tell the difference!

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Item Price   Buy  
1 Litre pot (Out Of Stock) 4.50      
2 litre pot (Collect Only) 6.00      

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Items marked as Out of Stock
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Collect Only
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