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A picture of a Red Bistort 'Rosea'

Red Bistort 'Rosea'

Persicaria amplexicaulis 'Rosea'

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Full Sun
Easy care
Frequent watering
Frost Hardy

H7

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.5m

Max

1m

1m

Min

50cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a mild fragrance

More images of Red Bistort 'Rosea'

A close-up of the red and pink flower spike of Persicaria amplexicaulis 'Rosea'
A photo of Red Bistort 'Rosea'

Red Bistort 'Rosea' Overview

Persicaria amplexicaulis 'Rosea' is a clump forming perennial that produces long stalk spires of pink flowers in midsummer through to early autumn. Its pointed green lance-shaped leaves are marked with prominent veins.

Common problems with Red Bistort 'Rosea'

Generally pest & disease free.

    How to harvest Red Bistort 'Rosea'

    Generally not harvested.

    How to propagate Red Bistort 'Rosea'

    Division

    Special features of Red Bistort 'Rosea'

    Attracts useful insects

    Other uses of Red Bistort 'Rosea'

    This low maintenance plant that tolerates partial shade and prefers moist locations with clay soil can be included in wildflower plantings in informal gardens of flower borders of cottage gardens.