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Persicaria bistorta is a vigorous rhizomatous perennial to 1m tall, with prominently veined, ovate leaves to 30cm long, and dense spikes of small pale pink flowers in summer and early autumn.

Ideal for a moist soil although it can tolerate some dryness; copes in full sun or partial shade.

Can be used in cooking, in particular baked with eggs.

Deadhead faded spikes.

Foliage: Semi-evergreen

height: 0.5-1 metres  in 2-5 years
Spread: 0.5-1 metres

The pictures in this listing are examples of the available plant at maturity and do not indicate anything in regards to size of plant at the point of sale

Organically produced young plant grown in a 9cm pot for planting immediately or to grow on (pot removed when possible, to reduce plastic waste)


Persicaria bistorta common bistort

SKU: BP202400694
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