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Bistort

Persicaria bistorta

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

Full Sun
Moderate care
Frequent watering
Frost Hardy

6a

USDA zone

-23°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

1m

50cm

Min

50cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

    • spring
    • summer
    • autumn
    • winter

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    Special features of Bistort

    Ground cover

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