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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
... 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.
|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 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|