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Bistorta affinis'Darjeeling Red'

Bistorta affinis'Darjeeling Red'


This perennial has elliptical green leaves which turn from deep green to bronze in winter.  The flowers are dense spikes of deep pinkish-red pokers which are held throughout the summer.  It makes good ground cover and is excellent on banks or walls.  Tolerant of very dry conditions.

  • Common Name

    knotweed, Persicaria affinis 'Darjeeling Red'

  • Height and Spread

    0.3m x 0.6m

  • Cultivation

    Prefers moisture retentive soil in sun or part shade but may spread quickly in wet soil. It is tolerant of dry and light soils in sun or shade where it will spread more gradually.Flowers midsummer-autumn.

  • Additional information


    Good for pollinators

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