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Polygonum amplexicaule

Mountain fleece

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  • Polygonum amplexicaule | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017
  • Polygonum amplexicaule | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017
  • Polygonum amplexicaule | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017

Features

  • BloomsJuly to October
  • Height0.8m to 1.5m
  • Growth HabitClump
  • Flower ColourRed-purple, pink
  • Leaf ColourDeep green

Description

Polygonum amplexicaule (Mountain fleece). An upright clump bearing deep green leaves and red-purple, pink spikes in mid summer.

Characteristics

Annual or Perennial, Deciduous or Evergreen, Shrub or Vine

Interest and use

Ground cover, borders

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  • Polygonum amplexicaule | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017
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  • Polygonum amplexicaule | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017

Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay, Rich
  • Soil pH6.0 to 7.0
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

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

Propagation

Seed or division in autumn or spring, climbers only by semi-ripe cuttings in summer.

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