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Persicaria alpina

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Plant Family: Polygonaceae

Persicaria alpina
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Price:  £6.00
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Availability:  

  

6 in stock

Quantity or Pot size (see 'Pot Sizes' tab below):  1 Litre pot


Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy
Sun/ Shade:  Sun to Part Shade
Planting Style:  prairie
Suggested Use:  Ground Cover or Underplanting
Season of Interest:  Summer to Autumn
Flower Colour:  White
Leaf Colour:  Green
Height:  medium (up to 6 feet)
Habit/Shape:  Clump forming
Soil Type:  Heavy/Clay
Soil PH:  No preference
Bee and Butterfly:  Both
RHS Award of Garden Merit:  Yes


(syn. P. polymorpha) A spreading plant for damp soil in sun to part-shade where it will form a carpet of green leaves from which arise spikes of small white flowers, from July to October. Copes well with poorly drained/ heavy soil. Needs room to spread so it can make a good display.


Mainland UK  £8.50-£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1-IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value applies please click here for details) FREE
Seeds & cuttings only  £2 Collect from our Nursery (Elmsett, Suffolk, IP7 6LZ) FREE
Scottish Highlands & offshore Islands From £10    

 

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Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)  or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx. 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Quantity or Pot size" on plant information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall.