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botanical name:
Persicaria vacciniifolia
Persicaria vacciniifolia © Deeproot Plant Base
synonyms:  Polygonum vacciniifolium
family:  Polygonaceae
characteristics: perennial, semi-evergreen, ground-cover
height: 0.20m
width: 0.50m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: semi-prostrate
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
stem/bark: red & green
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
description:
Creeping semi-evergreen perennial with branching red-tinted stems of ovate-elliptic glossy green leaves about 25mm long. Narrow upright spikes of small pink flowers in late summer and autumn.

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

propagation:
From seed or by division.

other notes:
From the Himalayas.

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