How to grow Persicaria bistorta

Persicaria bistorta growing herbaceous subshrub of the genus Persicaria also known as Common bistort, Persicaria bistorta perennial evergreen but also grow as annual plant, used as ornamental plant and attract pollinators, can grow in temperate or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 5-9 (as perennial) and as annual 2-5 or 9-11.

Leaves color green in arrow shape of leaf in lighter or darker color.

Persicaria bistorta flower

Flower color purple, pink or white, the flowers small in mouth shape that grow in clusters in cone structure.

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How to grow Persicaria bistorta growing and care:

Moist soil

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:

Planting season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn (more than hardiness zone 9)

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:

How to prune:
Just for design

Size of the plant?
60-90cm, 2-3 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 indoor as houseplant?

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

Blooming information

Bloom season?

General information about the flower:
Purple, pink or white small in mouth shape that grow in clusters in cone structure

Scientific name:

Persicaria bistorta

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