How to grow Persicaria amplexicaulis

Persicaria amplexicaulis growing herbaceous shrub of the genus Persicaria also known as Red bistort or Mountain fleece, Persicaria amplexicaulis perennial evergreen plant, used as ornamental plant and attract pollinators, can grow in temperate, mediterranean or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 5-10a.

Leaves color green in heart shape.

Persicaria amplexicaulis flower

Flower color white, red or pink, the flowers small in bowl shape and grow in clusters.

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Requirements for Persicaria amplexicaulis growing and care:

Moist soil, frost in winter

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Aggressive, invasive

Planting season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:

How to prune:
Just for design

Size of the plant?
60-120cm, 2-4 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season?
Summer / Autumn

General information about the flower:
White, red or pink in bowl shape shape and grow in clusters

Scientific name:

Persicaria microcephala

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