Persicaria ‘affinis’ – Knotweed
Persicaria affinis is a creeping, mat-forming perennial, with narrow green leaves and lollipop spikes of pale pink flowers that turn red as they age. Semi-evergreen, it makes a fine choice for using as ground cover in a mixed herbaceous border, and its blooms are popular with bees and other pollinating insects.
Position: Sun/ Part Shade
Soil: Well-drained fertile soil
Flowers: June, July, August, September
Height: 15cm x 30cm (6” x 1ft)
Time for full growth: 2 to 5 years
Attracts: Bees, and pollinating insects.
Slug Resistant: Yes
Pot Size: 2L
Available in May