Also known as
Common Bistort, Adderwort, Dragonwort, Easter Giant, Easter Ledges, Gentle Dock, Great Bistort, Osterick, Oysterloit, Passion Dock, Patience Dock, Red Legs, Snakeweed, Twice-Writhen, European bistort
5 years to reach maturity
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These are dense flowering spikes which produce delicate pink flowers, which are held above the bright green foliage. They will grow to a height of 3ft.
How to propagate Bistort
Seed or division in autumn or spring, climbers only by semi-ripe cuttings in summer.
Special features of Bistort
Other uses of Bistort
Ground cover, rock garden, wildflower/meadow, flower arranging
Pink Flowering Summer Plants
Love pink flowers and looking for summer inspiration.