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botanical name:
Persicaria affinis 'Darjeeling Red'
Persicaria affinis 'Darjeeling Red' © Deeproot Plant Base
synonyms:  Polygonum affine 'Darjeeling Red'
family:  Polygonaceae
characteristics: perennial, semi-evergreen, ground-cover
height: 0.25m
width: 0.50m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: green
flower colour: red
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
Forms low spreading mats of large green leaves, up to 15cm long. Spikes of flowers that open pink and mature to red, from midsummer to mid autumn.

Any moist soil in sun or part shade.

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