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Bistorta affinis 'Darjeeling Red'


Bistorta affinis 'Darjeeling Red'


Article number: 2189042


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Product information "Bistorta affinis 'Darjeeling Red'"

Knotweed is the problem solver among the perennials, since it thrives well under almost all circumstances. It has flat, carpet-like growth and can very quickly form dense mats that no longer allow weeds to emerge. This plant spreads rapidly by short rhizomes. Above the lush, light green lance-like foliage, countless, bright red blossoms that appear from July until well into September. As they fade, they first turn pink and then they are white at the end of flowering. This creates attractive colour variations. Bistorta affinis 'Darjeeling Red' prefers locations in full sun with well-drained, slightly moist, lime-free soils; this plant also tolerates partial shade very well. It is particularly well suited for plantings in flower beds and near shrubs; it is also ideal for larger rock gardens, on staircases and natural plantings. It is absolutely frost hardy, but produces shoots very late after hard winters.
Flower colour: Pink, red
Flowering period: Mid-summer to late summer
Height: 20 cm
Light requirements: Sun, partial shade
Location: Rocky steppe, near shrubs
Leaf shape: Tongue-shaped
Leaf colour: Green
Spacing: 30 - 40 cm
Hardiness zone: 3
Use: Home gardens, front gardens, ground cover, area plantings, public areas, roadside greenery
Specialities: Ornamental fruits
Family: Polygonaceae
Perennial rating: A good variety
Compatibility: Plant in larger groups
Breeder: Bloom (GB)
  • Flowering Period July, September
  • Final height 15cm to 20cm
  • Available February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November
  • Hardiness hardy
  • Soil moist, moderately heavy, light
  • Location partial shade, full sun
  • Flower Colour red, pink
  • Leaf Colour green

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