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Polygonum amplexicaule ‘Atrosanguineum’

Mountain fleece

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Features

  • BloomsAugust to October
  • Height0.8m
  • Growth HabitClump
  • Flower ColourDeep red
  • Leaf ColourGreen

Description

Polygonum amplexicaule ‘Atrosanguineum’ (Mountain fleece). A bushy shrub with deep red flowers in late summer and large, elliptic, green leaves.

Characteristics

Annual or Perennial, Deciduous or Evergreen, Shrub

Interest and use

Ground cover, borders

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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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