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Persicaria affinis

Persicaria affinis - Fleece Flower

More About Persicaria affinis

  • AKA Polygonum affine
  • Flowers emerge a pale pink and open to a deep pink-red
  • Dense flower 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)
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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. 


Persicaria affinis Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Long Blooming
Long Blooming
Rock garden
Rock garden
Ground cover
Ground cover

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Fall Color

Flowering Time

Summer

Habit

Compact
Dwarf

Landscape uses

Border/edging

 Suitable Substitutions for Persicaria affinis

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Persicaria affinis 'Dimity'

Dwarf Fleece Flower