PERSICARIA amplexicaulis 'Firetail'

Large
Sun
Red
Moisture retentive soil
Summer
Autumn
Pot Size
Qty
 
 

Description

Height x Spread: 120cm x 90cm

Small red tubular flowers cluster together to create stunning spikes of colour, during summer and early autumn. Commonly known as Red Bistort, 'Firetail' is a herbaceous perennial with a clump-forming habit. It has large heart-shaped leaves with prominent veins.

'Firetail' will add structure to your borders and flower beds. It is happiest in either a sunny or partially shady area. Moisture retentive soils are perfect for 'Firetail', it is the candidate for planting along streams, around ponds or in any boggy situations. Cut back the flower spikes once it has finished flowering.

Contact with all parts may irritate skin.