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Polygonum vacciniifolium

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Features

  • BloomsJuly to October
  • Height0.1m to 0.3m
  • Spread0.3m to 1.8m
  • Growth HabitSemi-trailing
  • Flower ColourPink
  • Leaf ColourBright green

Description

Polygonum vacciniifolium. This species is a trailing perennial with woody stems and many branches it will grow to 30cm. The leaves are 1-2.5cm ovate to elliptic with a glaucous underside. The flower are borne in loose upright spikes of pink blooms in the early autumn.

Characteristics

Perennial, Deciduous or Evergreen, Shrub or Vine

Interest and use

Ground cover

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilHumus-rich
  • 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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