Persicaria affinis 'Darjeeling Red' 

Persicaria affinis 'Darjeeling Red'


£ 3,99 tax incl.

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Container: 12 cm pot

Flowering period: summer flowers

Hardiness zone: zone 7-10

Height: 10 to 30cm

Plant spacing: 60 cm


The most...

... adorable Persicaria affinis with its sweet, long-lasting flowering from June to August of short, light-pink to blood-red spikes as they mature. It is also the smallest, as it only grows to 25 cm high. The foliage of Persicaria affinis 'Darjeeling Red' also has attractive purple-red highlights in the autumn.

These characteristics make it a natural to decorate partial shade borders or sunny beds with good garden soil. Looks great in a planter on an embankment or on top of a low wall. Works well as ground cover.

Plant together with Sanguisorba, Echinacea purpurea, Pennisetum or Heuchera.

Grow in partial shade in ordinary soil or in the sun in good, garden soil. Height: 25 cm.

Flowers from June to October.

Very hardy.

Cultivation and Propagation
Soil type:ordinary soil, heavy wet clay soils, good garden soil, humus rich
Culture advice:Planting soil composed: 1/3 coarse sand, 1/3 garden soil, 1/3 horticultural compost
Aspect:full sun, partial shade
Special maintenance:Prune the plant at the end of winter, Remove faded leaves (comb), Cut off dead flowers
Multiplication Tips:Division in early spring
Garden tips:
Garden value:attractive flowering, low maintenance, semi evergreen / evergreen
Garden style:cottage garden
Landscape interest:rockery, mixed-border, raised bed
Position:front of the border, edge of the path, raised bed

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