Persicaria bistorta 'Superba'

Persicaria bistorta 'Superba'

Persicaria bistorta 'Superba' - Persicaria bistorta 'Superba'

Common Name: Persicaria bistorta 'Superba'
Genus: Persicaria
Species: bistorta
Cultivar: 'Superba'

Category: Aquatic & Bog Garden Plants
Features: Long flowering period

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 1.00 m (100 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 1.00 m (100 cm)

Foliage Type: Semi Evergreen
Flowering Period: June to September

Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Clay/Heavy
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained or Boggy, poorly drained

This semi-evergreen perennial produces clusters of small, light pink flowers throughout summer and into autumn. The flowers are clustered in a cylinder shape on the top of tall flower spikes. The leaves of Persicaria bistorta ‘Superba’ are quite large, broad and bright green. This plant is ideal for creating groundcover, it is also a useful plant for soils that are poorly drained. However, Persicaria bistorta ‘Superba’ can become invasive on very damp soil.

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