Persicaria ‘Pink Elephant’

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Persicaria ‘Pink Elephant’

£5.50

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Potsize – 1L

This is one of the many varieties bred by the Belgian Landscape designer Chris Ghyselen. It is one of the shortest and most distinctive of cultivars with long sugary pink flowering spikes that twist and writhe like pink elephants’ trunks. The leaves are a distinctive blue green and the whole plant only reaches 50cm in height. Flowers are produced from late July to October. One of the slowest growing selections. For sun

 

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Persicaria ‘Pink Elephant’

This is one of the many varieties bred by the Belgian Landscape designer Chris Ghyselen. It is one of the shortest and most distinctive of cultivars with long sugary pink flowering spikes that twist and writhe like pink elephants’ trunks. The leaves are a distinctive blue green and the whole plant only reaches 50cm in height. Flowers are produced from late July to October. One of the slowest growing selections. For sun

 

Polygonum derives from the Greek ‘poly’ = many and ‘gonu’ = joint, alluding to the swollen nodes on the stems. Polygonum bistortum – Bistort, Snakeweed (possibly because of the twisted rhizome), Easter Ledges

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