Persicaria amplexicaulis var. speciosum syn. Bistorta amplexicaulis Mountain fleeceflower Z 4-7


queen of flowers with red spikes lasting from June to October

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A naming mess.  Even experts cannot agree on the name.  Flora of China calls this Polygonum amplexicaule var. amplexicaule and lists 7 synonyms. The Missouri Botanic Garden says this is the same as Persicaria amplexicaule ‘Firetail.’  Regardless of the name it’s a queen of flowers with magenta spikes lasting from late June to October. One of internationally known garden designer Piet Oudolf’s “MUST HAVE” plants.  Gardens Illustrated 94 (2013)