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Persicaria affinis 'Donald Lowndes'

A low, spreading plant so excellent for ground cover, this is partially evergreen with slender, dark green leaves topped with short pink poker flowers turning brick red with age.
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1 x 9cm pot

3 x 9cm pots

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Details:

Type
Perennial
Position
Ground Cover (Scattered)
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
July - September
Height
60cm (24in)
Group/Species
affinis
Common name
Fleece Flower
Moisture
Moist but Well-drained
Aspect
Part Shade
Spread
60cm (24in)
Cultivation
Grows best in semi shaded areas including damp shade, good for low ground cover or along the front of a border. Sprinkle mycorrhizal fungi (Rootgrow) into the base of the planting hole and water in well.

Description

A low, spreading plant so excellent for ground cover, this is partially evergreen with slender, dark green leaves topped with short pink poker flowers turning brick red with age.

This true to variety strain has larger flowers than the species and other cultivars.

Care Tips

Grows best in semi shaded areas including damp shade, good for low ground cover or along the front of a border. Propagate by division in spring or autumn.