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Persicaria milletii

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Features

  • BloomsJune to September
  • Height0.6m
  • Spread0.6m
  • Speed of GrowthModerate
  • Growth HabitStalked clump
  • Flower ColourCrimson
  • Leaf ColourDark green

Description

Persicaria milletii. This semi-evergreen perennial produces spikes of densely packed, bell-shaped, crimson flowers in June to September.

Characteristics

Perennial, Semi-evergreen, Herbaceous

Other common names

Polygonum milletii

Origin

Himalayas

Interest and use

Grown for their flowers. Good in moist areas of the garden in semi-shade, in cottage-garden style or tropical style plantings.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Humus-rich
  • WaterSemi-moist or Moist

Cultivation

Likes to be kept moist and can tolerate sun or light shade.

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