Persicaria orientalis

This is a favourite plant at Perch Hill for gently self-seeding at the back of a border and providing the perfect upper storey for flower arrangements. More
30 seeds 020149 £2.95 In stock
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Standing 5 feet tall, with gentle curving stems like angel's fishing rods, this is a favourite plant at Perch Hill for gently self-seeding at the back of a border and providing the perfect pink upper storey for flower arrangements, large and small.

Genus Persicaria
Group/Species orientalis
Type Hardy Annual
Common Name Prince's Feather, Kiss-me-over-the-garden-gate, syn. Polygonum orientale
Border Position Back
Soil Type Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Dry, Well-drained
Height 1.2-1.5m (4-5ft)
Spacing 45cm (18in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow under cover in early spring, cover lightly. Germination may take up to 60 days and may need a period of cold/warm. Plant out after risk of frost.
Flowering July - first frosts
Vase Life 7-10 days
Harvesting Flower production: 4 months.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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Persicaria orientalis reviews

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Reviewed 5th August 2019 by Miss Wright

planted half the seeds but got no growth

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Sheila

This did not germinate either

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Susanna

Never tried this before! Very nice plant! I will have this also in the coming summers!