Persicaria amplexicaulis 'Alba' – Ballyrobert Gardens

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Persicaria amplexicaulis 'Alba'

Persicaria amplexicaulis 'Alba'

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About this cultivar:

Persicaria amplexicaulis 'Alba' is an upright, clump-forming perennial, producing large, oval, pointed leaves, topped with narrow subtle spires of white flowers. Suitable for the middle of a flower border that wants quite a wild, natural feel. For example, next to a rose to calm it down, or next to a grass in a prairie border. Versatile!

  • Position: Full sun, partial shade
  • Soil: Almost any soil, grows well in Ballyrobert
  • Flowers: July, August, September, October
  • Other features: Bees and Butterflies
  • Hardiness: H7 - Hardy in the severest European continental climates (< -20°C), Fully hardy, grows well in Ballyrobert
  • Habit: Clump forming
  • Foliage: Semi evergreen
  • Height: 120 - 150cm (4 - 5 ft)
  • Spread: 60 - 90 cm (2 - 3 ft)
  • Time to full growth: 2 to 5 years
  • Plant type: Herbaceous Perennial
  • Colour: Green, white
  • Goes well with: --

    About this genus:

    Persicaria is a genus of flowering plants in the knotweed family (Polygonaceae). Plants of the genus are known commonly as smartweeds, knotweed, fleece flower, or buckwheat. It has a cosmopolitan distribution, with species occurring nearly worldwide. The genus was recently segregated -so many of you old folk probably know it as Polygonum!

    The genus Persicaria has many weedy species and somewhat of a bad reputation. However, as with any family, there are always some good members. We think we have found them!

    Persicaria leaves are often multi-coloured and often marked with dark centers and silver chevrons. This versatile genus will most likely grow anywhere that isn't a pond or a dark room. Other than an occasional haircut Persicaria is a low maintenance plant, that seems to look at home anywhere you plant it.

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