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Persicaria affinis 'Dimity'

Also called Himalayan Fleece Flower, Knot weed


 Suitable Substitutions for Persicaria affinis 'Dimity'

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Persicaria affinis

Fleece Flower

 

More About Persicaria affinis 'Dimity'

  • AKA Polygonum affine 'Dimity'
  • Flowers emerge a pale pink and open to a deep pink-red
  • Dense spikes appear on a dark stalk
  • Smooth, glossy, green, lanceolate leaves, 6 cm long
  • Leaves turn a bronze-red in the fall
  • Mat-forming ground cover
  • Bloom Time: Late June to August
  • Flower Height: 25 cm
  • Foliage Height: 15 cm
  • Flower Size: 7 cm

Zone:

3

Height:

10-15 cm

Spread:

45-60 cm

Colour:

Pink (deep)

Dwarf Fleece Flower Growing and Maintenance Tips

Plant in full sun in a moisture retentive (soil should be consistently moist), organically rich soil. Use for edging border fronts, in rock gardens or as a ground cover. It can also be grown in light shade and along a stream or pond bank. Plants are easily divided in early spring. 

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Persicaria affinis 'Dimity' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Dried Flower/Foliage
Dried Flower/Foliage
Ground cover
Ground cover

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Well-drained

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Fall Color

Flowering Time

Summer
Lt. Sum-Fall

Habit

Dwarf
Spreading

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Border/edging