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botanical name:
Persicaria bistorta 'Superba'
Persicaria bistorta 'Superba' © Deeproot Plant Base
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common name:  Bistort
synonyms:  Polygonum bistorta 'Superba'
family:  Polygonaceae
characteristics: perennial, semi-evergreen
height: 0.90m
width: 0.90m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, wet/waterlogged soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -25°C
USDA zone: 4 to 8
description:
Dock like, mid to dark green foliage above which are carried massed stems of thick, cyclamen-pink pokers of flowers.

cultivation:
Does best in moist soil.

propagation:
By division.

other notes:
RHS AGM

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