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Persicaria amplexicaulis 'Taurus'

Genus: Persicaria.

Species: Persicaria amplexicaulis.

Red bistort
Bought Spring 2011.
A vigourous, clump-forming, perennial, good for bog gardens or by a pond as does not like dry soil.
Divided into 4 Spring 2012.

■Position: full sun or partial shade
■Soil: any moist soil
■Rate of growth: fast-growing
■ Flowering period: July to November
■Hardiness: fully hardy
■Garden care: Lift and divide congested colonies in spring or autumn.
■Eventual Height: 0.9m
■Eventual Spread: 0.6m

Apparently goes well with:
- Rudbeckia fulgida var sullivantii 'Goldsturm' (Black-eyed Susan)
- Hosta 'Big Daddy'

Photos of this plant

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