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Polygonum bistorta ‘Superbum’

Bistort

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Features

  • BloomsJune to August
  • Height0.5m to 0.8m
  • Spread0.4m to 0.7m
  • Growth HabitClump
  • Flower ColourPale pink
  • Leaf ColourMedium green

Description

Polygonum bistorta ‘Superbum’ (Bistort). A vigorous, clump-forming perennial with spikes of pale pink flowers appearing in early summer to late summer, and oval, mid green leaves.

Characteristics

Perennial, Deciduous, Herbaceous

Origin

Europe

Interest and use

Ground cover, borders, rock garden, wildflower/meadow

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Needs

  • LightFull sun, Part shade or Shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay, Heavy, Light, Medium
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

They will prefer soil that is kept moist and will grow well in full sun or dappled shade.

Propagation

Divide clumps in autumn or early spring

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