Plant Family / Persicaria - Fleeceflowers
Real beauties of the landscape, Persicaria (Fleeceflowers) are annuals, perennials or sub-shrubs with showy white, pink or red flowers in long-lasting spikes throughout the summer. Moisture loving plants with creeping stems, they include a wide range of varieties with various heights and habits. Two well-behaved species worth planting in the garden are Persicaria amplexicaulis (Mountain Fleecefower) with its attractive flower wands, and Persicaria polymorpha (Giant Fleeceflower) with its showy plumes. Many Persicarias are suitable in mixed containers or borders, others naturalized in woodland gardens or meadows.
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Tough and robust, Persicaria amplexicaulis 'Atrosanguinea' is an eye-catching border beauty.
You will be charmed by the bountiful long-blooming spikes of vivid red flowers of Mountain Fleece 'Firetail'
Robust, carefree, long bloom season! You will be charmed by the bountiful long-blooming spikes of pale pink flowers of Mountain Fleece 'Rosea
Blooming longer than most Mountain Fleeces, Persicaria amplexicaulis 'Taurus' is an upright perennial noted for its intense deep crimson-red flower spikes on display from mid summer to mid fall.
Ideal for partially shaded gardens!Ideal for partially shaded gardens, award-winning Persicaria bistorta 'Superba' is a vigorous European Bistort cultivar which elegantly displays dense, bottlebrush-like spikes of tiny pink flowers, 4-6 in. long (10-12 cm) atop leafless stems rising well above the foliage in late spring to early summer