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Dragonwort | Persicaria bistorta

Fluffy pink towers for pondside and border

Dragonwort

    • Dense spikes of little powder pink flowers clustered on upright stems - highly attractive to bees and butterflies!
    • An excellent choice for adding colour and height to pond edges, bog gardens and well-watered borders
    • Long flowering season from June to October
    • A fully hardy, low maintenance perennial which is drought, pest and disease resistant
    • Best in moist soil and partly shady conditions

Dragonwort | Persicaria bistorta

Fluffy pink towers for pondside and border
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Dragonwort

    • Dense spikes of little powder pink flowers clustered on upright stems - highly attractive to bees and butterflies!
    • An excellent choice for adding colour and height to pond edges, bog gardens and well-watered borders
    • Long flowering season from June to October
    • A fully hardy, low maintenance perennial which is drought, pest and disease resistant
    • Best in moist soil and partly shady conditions

what to expect

Supplied as:

Plant in 1L pot

Height on arrival:

Eventual height:

60-90cm

Eventual spread:

30-60
Spreads up to 60cm

Time to first crop:

Flower colour:

Pink
Dense spikes of pale pink flowers

Habit:

Clump forming/upright
Upright flower stems rising from dock-like clumps of foliage

Hardiness:

Fully hardy
H7 - Hardy to at least -15 degrees, does not require winter protection.

Rootstock:

Spacing:

30cm
Plant at least 30cm apart to allow for spreading

how to grow

Pest and disease free

This plant is generally resistant to pests and diseases MORE

Water regularly

Water the plants regularly to keep the ground constantly moist. If you are unsure

Full sun to partial shade

Position where the plants will receive at least 4-6 hours of sunlight daily in spring/summer.MORE

Any moist

well-draining soil

No feeding needed

This plant gets all the nutrients it needs from the soilMORE

Prune lightly

Deadhead faded flower spikes as necessary to encourage more to growMORE

For more care tips and ideas visit our Knowledge page

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