... 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.
- 12 cm pot
- Hardiness zones : zone 7-10
- Height: 10 to 30cm
- Plant spacing: 60 cm
- Flower colour: purple
- Flowering period: summer flowers
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