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botanical name:
Persicaria amplexicaulis 'Firetail'
Persicaria amplexicaulis 'Firetail' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Bistort
synonyms:  Polyginum amplexicaule 'Firetail'
family:  Polygonaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 1.20m
width: 1.20m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: red
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, wet/waterlogged soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
description:
Large leafy, clump forming plant with bright pinkish-red flower spikes, carried on long slender stems from midsummer to autumn.

cultivation:
Any moist soil in full sun or part shade.

propagation:
By division.

other notes:
RHS AGM

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