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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
description:
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.

cultivation:
Any moist soil in sun or part shade.

propagation:
By division

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