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Persicaria campanulata

For sale by Bluebell Nursery

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Native to parts of North India and Southwest China, Persicaria campanulata is a vigorous plant, with attractively veined, lush green leaves and branching heads of pink bell-like flowers in summer. Ideal for use as a large, colourful ground cover or weed suppressing plant.

Supplied Size: 2 / 3L containers

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Persicaria campanulata | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Persicaria campanulata | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Persicaria campanulata | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
2 litres
3 litres

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Grower Notes

Position: Full sun or shade.
Soil: Any fertile soil.
Hardiness: Hardy.
Flowering Period: July - September.
Rate of Growth: Vigorous.
Habit: Persicaria campanulata is a spreading, ground cover plant with tall flowering stems.
Height: 100 cm (3 ft)
Spread: 200 cm (6 ft) +

Notes: Cut Persicaria campanulata back after flowering has finished to encourage new growth.

Plant Finder: about Persicaria campanulata

Common names

Lesser Knotweed, Polygonum campanulatum


Persicaria campanulata (Lesser Knotweed). This is a semi-evergreen or herbaceous perennial with veined, dark green, ovate leaves with white-to brownish undersides and short panicles of small, bell-shaped, pale pink flowers.


Tolerates poorly drained areas.

Interest and use

Grown for attractive foliage and flowers and suitable for bog gardens, moist borders and, shady areas by streams or ponds.

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  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilFertile, Humus-rich, Boggy
  • WaterMoist or Wet to moist

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