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 bistorta
Native to Eurasia. Makes a clump to 2 1/2 ft. high and 3 ft. wide, with large leaves. Tight, 2–3-in. spikes of pale pink or white flowers bloom from late spring until well into summer. ‘Superba’ is a good pink selection.
From China. Loose, spikelike clusters of 1 1/2–2-in. white flowers open from a profusion of buds...
Native from British Columbia to Mexico. This species is among the largest native Western ferns, toppin...
Onion relative from the Mediterranean region and western Asia that creates an attractive silhouette. S...