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Persicaria amplexicaulis
Persicaria amplexicaulis

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Zones 2B, 3-9, 14-24, 32-37, 39, 40
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Persicaria amplexicaulis

Knotweed
Polygonaceae
Perennials

PERSICARIA

Sturdy easy-to-grow plants with handsome leaves and showy white or pink flowers. Some kinds tend to get out of hand and need to be controlled.

Persicaria amplexicaulis

Himalayan native. Forms a big clump to 4 ft. tall and wide when plants are in flower. Medium green leaves are pointed ovals up to 10 in. long. Blooms profusely from midsummer to fall, bearing narrow, 4-in. blossom spikes similar to those of lavender but in a wider range of colors—pink, purple, red, white.

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