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Common Name

PERSICARIA amplexicaule Blackfield

Blood red flowers. July October. Any soil. Sun. Good with grasses. Ht 70cm. Selected by Chris Ghyselen.Rated very highly by Bob Brown.


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Plant Details: PERSICARIA amplexicaule Blackfield


Species: amplexicaule

Variety: Blackfield

Common name: Rock knotweed

Family: Polygonaceae

Origin: Himalayas

Flower colour: Red

Flower month: Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct

Foliage colour: Green

Hardy: Hardy

Soil type: Moist soil

Aspect: Sun

Evergreen: Deciduous

Height: 70

Spread: 40

Flower type: Single

Leaf colour: Green

Winter grow conditions: Outside

Compost: Soil Loam Based

Web rating: Woottens rating 8/10

Special uses: Rabbit Proof, Butterflies, Bees

Pot Size: 1.3 litre

Mail Order Details

​We aim to dispatch our container grown stock within 5-7 working days & 7-10 working days’ for bareroot stock. However there may be a delay on certain plants due to regular changes in availability and plant quality. We only send plants of optimum quality therefore your delivery may be split and plants sent to follow later. Whilst we try and keep our website up to date inevitably during busy period’s plants may sell out.

We advise you contact the nursery regarding availability should you have any concerns. Or Click Here to find out more about our mail order plants.

Collections – For container grown stock we need 4 workings days’ notice before collection & 10 days’ for bareroot stock. You can collect from the nursery on a Wednesday between 9am-4pm or a Saturday between 9am-12noon or on one of our open weekends.

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