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Persicaria bistorta (Bistort)

Persicaria bistorta (Bistort)
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Type Herbaceous flower, Deciduous, Ground cover, Flowering
Form Low Growing or Spreading Plant, Architectural Form
Size Medium Border Plant (50-180cm height)
Colours Dark pink Flowers (Summer), Medium green Foliage
Care Some Maintenance Required
Hardiness Frost hardy
Growth Fast Growing Plant
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Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Persicaria bistorta:

  • Architectural plant – ideal as a ‘stand out’ plant
  • Tolerates permanently wet soil
  • Tolerates heavy clay soils

Weaknesses of Persicaria bistorta

  • Invasive/spreading root growth
  • Invasive top growth

Design & Plant Use for Persicaria bistorta:

  • Summer flowering herbaceous plant suitable for border planting

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