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...
This species is among the largest native Western ferns, topping out at 9 ft. in mild,wet coastal regio...
Has pink buds openingto very fragrant white blossomsto 5 in. across, with40–50 segments. Blooms latera...