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Persicaria amplexicaulis 'Firetail'

Also called Mountain Fleeceflower


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Persicaria amplexicaulis 'Firetail' - Fleece Flower

More About Persicaria amplexicaulis 'Firetail'

  • AKA Polygonum amplexicaulis 'Firetail'
  • Dense, magenta spikes appear on tall, wiry stems
  • Large, ovate, green leaves with a prominent, central vein
  • Bloom Time: July to October
  • Flower Height: 125 cm
  • Foliage Height: 90 cm
  • Flower Size: 15 cm

Zone:

4

Height:

80-90 cm

Spread:

60-70 cm

Colour:

Magenta
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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 amplexicaulis 'Firetail' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Long Blooming
Long Blooming

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Lt. Sum-Fall
Summer
Fall

Habit

Clumping
Upright

Foliage Color

Green