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Persicaria bistorta 'Superba'

Location:

Temple Garden and north Front of the House

Description:

Persicaria can be annuals, herbaceous or evergreen perennials with simple leaves and small bell-shaped white or pink flowers in long-lasting spikes or panicles.'Superba' is a vigorous clump-forming herbaceous or semi-evergreen perennial to 90cm in height, with strongly veined, finely pointed ovate leaves and dense spikes of small light pink flowers.

Site and Care:

Ideal for a moist soil, of any type, although it can tolerate some dryness in full sun or partial or open shade. Propagate by division in spring or autumn.