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A picture of a Persicaria affinis

Persicaria affinis

Persicaria affinis

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Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

35cm

Max

60cm

20cm

Min

40cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Persicaria affinis Overview

This species is a low growing mat-forming perennial which will grow to about 25cm. The leaves are elliptic to oblanceolate 3-10cm and basal, they are dark green turning bronze-red in the autumn. The flowers are borne in dense upright spikes of pink-red blooms in late summer to medium autumn.

How to propagate Persicaria affinis

Division

Divide clumps in autumn or spring.

Other uses of Persicaria affinis

Ground cover, walls, rock garden, borders