Persicaria amplexicaulis 'Firetail'
Also called Mountain Fleeceflower
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
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
Moist to Average
Flowering TimeLt. Sum-Fall