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 bistorta
Native to Eurasia. Makes aclump to 2 1/2 ft. high and 3 ft.wide, with large leaves. Tight,2–3-in. spikes of pale pink orwhite flowers bloom from latespring until well into summer.‘Superba’ is a good pinkselection.
From China. Loose, spikelike clusters of 1 1/2 to 2-in. white flowers open from a profusion of buds re...
Growsa little bigger than the species(12–15 ft. tall by 10–12 ft.wide) and has rich pink, 4–5-in.bloss...
Has pink buds openingto very fragrant white blossomsto 5 in. across, with40–50 segments. Blooms latera...