Creeping Knotweed Overview
Persicaria capitata is an evergreen perennial plant from the Polygonaceae family. It has a creeping habit, forming multiple stems that get woody at the base. It roots easily and doesn't typically exceed 15cm in height. It has both ornamental and medical value. Flowers are pink and unpleasantly scented. This plant is commonly known by a range of names including Creeping Knotweed, Pink Headed Persicaria, Pink Bobbles and Japanese Knotweed amongst others. The common name Japanese knotweed is shared with another plant, Reynoutria japonica.
How to propagate Creeping Knotweed
Seed or division in autumn or spring, climbers only by semi-ripe cuttings in summer.
Special features of Creeping Knotweed
Other uses of Creeping Knotweed