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Polygonum milletii

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Features

  • BloomsJuly to October
  • Height0.4m to 0.65m
  • Spread0.4m to 0.65m
  • Growth HabitGrass-like
  • Flower ColourBright pink
  • Leaf ColourLight green

Description

Polygonum milletii. This species will produce stems to 50cm and the linear to lanceolate leaves are about 30cm. The flowers are bright pink borne in broad round heads.

Characteristics

Annual or Perennial, Deciduous or Evergreen, Herbaceous

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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