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Polygonum arenastrum

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Features

  • BloomsJuly to October
  • Growth HabitClimbing
  • Flower ColourPink

Description

Polygonum arenastrum. This species grows as a wild flower in Britain and northern Europe.

Characteristics

Annual or Perennial, Deciduous or Evergreen, Herbaceous

Origin

Britain & Northern Europe

Interest and use

Can be used for ground cover, edging or rock gardens. Suitable for coastal conditions. Attracts butterflies.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun, Part shade or Shade
  • HardinessHalf hardy (min 0°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • Soil pH6.0 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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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