Persicaria bistorta 'Superba' - Fleece Flower
Persicaria bistorta 'Superba' - Fleece Flower - Photo courtesy of Sean James Consulting & Design

Fleece Flower

Persicaria bistorta 'Superba'

Also called Knotweed

  • AKA Polygonum bistorta 'Superba'
  • Dense soft pink spikes appear on tall stocky stems
  • Large, 20 cm, ovate green leaves with a prominent white central vein
  • Red fall colour
  • Bloom Time: July to October
  • Flower Height: 90 cm
  • Foliage Height: 60 cm
  • Flower Size: 15 cm

ZONE:
4

COLOUR:
Pink, Pink (deep)

HEIGHT:
50-60 cm

SPREAD:
60-70 cm

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Growing and Maintenance Tips:


Plant in full sun in a moisture retentive (soil should be consistently moist), organically rich soil. Use for edging border fronts, in rock gardens or as a ground cover. It can also be grown in light shade and along a stream or pond bank. Plants are easily divided in early spring. 

Characteristics & Attributes


GROWTH RATE:
Medium
ATTRIBUTES:
Fall Color
FLOWERING TIME:
Fall
Summer
Lt. Sum-Fall
FOLIAGE COLOR:
Green (dark)
LANDSCAPE USES:
Border/edging