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Persicaria bistorta 'Superba'

Also called Knotweed


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Persicaria bistorta 'Superba' - Fleece Flower

More About Persicaria bistorta 'Superba'

  • AKA Polygonum bistorta 'Superba'
  • Dense, soft pink spikes appear on tall, stalky stems
  • Large, 20 cm, ovate, green leaves with a prominent, white, central vein
  • Red, fall colour
  • Bloom Time: July to October
  • Flower Height: 90 cm
  • Foliage Height: 60 cm
  • Flower Size: 15 cm

Zone:

4

Height:

50-60 cm

Spread:

60-70 cm

Colour:

Pink,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 bistorta 'Superba' 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

Attributes

Fall Color

Flowering Time

Lt. Sum-Fall
Summer
Fall

Habit

Spreading
Clumping

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Border/edging