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Persicaria virginiana ‘Painter’s Palette’
Persicaria virginiana ‘Painter’s Palette’

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Persicaria virginiana



Sturdy plants with jointed stems and small white or pink flowers. Some kinds tend to get out of hand and need to be controlled.

Persicaria virginiana

Native to eastern North America, east Asia. To 2–4 ft. tall, spreading indefinitely by creeping rhizomes. Oval green leaves 3–10 in. long; insignificant flowers. The species is rarely found in gardens.

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