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

Hardiness: Hardy

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

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