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Polygonum affine ‘Superbum’

Knotweed

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Features

  • BloomsJune to October
  • Height0.2m
  • Growth HabitLow spreading
  • Flower ColourPink white
  • Leaf ColourGreen

Description

Polygonum affine ‘Superbum’ (Knotweed). This vigorous plant bears green leaves, turning to rich brown in autumn, with spikes of pink-white flowers.

Characteristics

Perennial, Semi-evergreen, Shrub or Vine

Interest and use

Ground cover, walls, rock garden, borders

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  • Polygonum affine ‘Superbum’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2016

Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay
  • Soil pH9.0 to 5.0
  • WaterDry

Cultivation

They are fully to half hardy and will tolerate sun or shade in well drained soil.

Propagation

Divide clumps in autumn or spring

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