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PERSICARIA (ALBOMONTANA)

No such species. Heads of (relatively small) sizzling pink flowers Jun-Sep, 55cm. = a form of P.amplexicaulis.

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PERSICARIA (albomontana)

PERSICARIA AFFINIS 'DONALD LOWNDES'

Polygonaceae

Spikes of pink flowers age well keeping more or less the same colour May-Nov, even mats 20cm. Easy. The plant needs regular renewal or it gets scruffy.

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PERSICARIA AFFINIS

PERSICARIA AFFINIS 'SUPERBA'

Polygonaceae

Long spikes of salmon-flushed deep pink flowers start pale pink (they have their best colour late in year) Jun-Nov, 20cm. Easy. Good dried flower. The plant needs regular renewal or it gets scruffy. . Bob's score = 6

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PERSICARIA AFFINIS

PERSICARIA ALPINA

Polygonaceae

Fat heads of white flowers over a long period May-Aug followed by pink-cream seed heads, pleated(ish) foliage, 1-2m. Easy, not invasive for me. Synonym P.polymorpha. The seed heads pick well and last in water. . Bob's score = 8 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7 .

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PERSICARIA ALPINA

PERSICARIA ALPINA 'JOHANNISWOLKE'

Polygonaceae

Fat heads of white flowers over a long period May-Aug followed by pink-cream seed heads, pleated(ish) foliage, shorter than the species 1m. Easy, not invasive for me. Synonym P.polymorpha. The seed heads pick well and last in water. RHS Hardiness Rating: H7 .

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PERSICARIA ALPINA

PERSICARIA AMPLEXICAULIS 'ALBA'

Polygonaceae

This is a special shapely plant. Tall spikes of white flowers from dark stems over dark green leaves Jul-Oct, 85cm. Flowers have a pale pink cast. Makes a good foil for other colours. Lovely. . Bob's score = 7 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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PERSICARIA AMPLEXICAULIS

PERSICARIA AMPLEXICAULIS 'BLACKFIELD'

Polygonaceae

Dark blood-red flowers open from black-red buds in spikes Jul-Oct, 70cm but neater if cut down in April or May. Nice and easy. Selected by Chris Ghyselen. PVR - propagation for resale prohibited. . Bob's score = 8 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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PERSICARIA AMPLEXICAULIS

PERSICARIA AMPLEXICAULIS 'BLUSH CLENT'

Polygonaceae

Deep pink edged white petals give an overall pale pink effect earlier and for longer Jun-Oct, 1.2m. Very insect-friendly. . Bob's score = 7 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7 .

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PERSICARIA AMPLEXICAULIS

PERSICARIA AMPLEXICAULIS 'COTTESBROOKE GOLD'

Polygonaceae

Broad golden-green leaves particularly in spring and early summer, good spikes of deep pink-red flowers Jul-Oct, 60cm. Not hot dry soil. . Bob's score = 7 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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PERSICARIA AMPLEXICAULIS

PERSICARIA AMPLEXICAULIS 'DIKKE FLOSKES'

Polygonaceae

Dark red flower spikes which randomly thicken giving extra effect Jul-Oct, 1.2m. Bomb-proof. Reckoned to be the best by Hans Kramer because it has so much flower. Literally "Dust Balls". . Bob's score = 9 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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PERSICARIA AMPLEXICAULIS

PERSICARIA AMPLEXICAULIS 'EASTFIELD'

Polygonaceae

Overall cream speckled variegated foliage (pinker and greener edged) turns greener in summer and bright pink in autumn, orange-pink flowers. Selected by Chris Ghyselen. . Bob's score = 7 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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PERSICARIA AMPLEXICAULIS

PERSICARIA AMPLEXICAULIS 'FASCINATION'

Polygonaceae

Long slender peach flower spikes (with slight fasciation) Jul-Oct, 1m. . Bob's score = 7.5 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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PERSICARIA AMPLEXICAULIS

PERSICARIA AMPLEXICAULIS 'FAT DOMINO'

Polygonaceae

The best because it has more flowers and bigger flowers in a bright colour. Red flowers Aug-Oct, 75cm. Easy. PVR - propagation for resale prohibited. . Bob's score = 10 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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PERSICARIA AMPLEXICAULIS

PERSICARIA AMPLEXICAULIS FINE PINK

Polygonaceae

RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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PERSICARIA AMPLEXICAULIS fine pink

PERSICARIA AMPLEXICAULIS 'FIREDANCE'

Polygonaceae

Almost unbelievable exquisite intense salmon-red flowers Jul-Oct, 60cm. Easy but not hot dry places. . Bob's score = 8 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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PERSICARIA AMPLEXICAULIS

PERSICARIA AMPLEXICAULIS 'FIRETAIL'

Polygonaceae

RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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PERSICARIA AMPLEXICAULIS

PERSICARIA AMPLEXICAULIS 'GOLDEN ARROW'

Polygonaceae

Sharp lime-green foliage goes more yellow in sun, red flowers Aug-Oct, 60cm. Easy, any soil. RHS Hardiness Rating: H7 .

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PERSICARIA AMPLEXICAULIS

PERSICARIA AMPLEXICAULIS 'INVERLEITH'

Polygonaceae

Fat dark red heads of flower stay the same colour as they fade giving a good effect and extending the season Jul-Nov, 45cm. In habit and flower like a cross between P.amplexicaulis and P.affine. . Bob's score = 5.5 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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PERSICARIA AMPLEXICAULIS

PERSICARIA AMPLEXICAULIS 'JS CALIENTE'

Polygonaceae

Plump hot and warm deep red bottlebrush flowers Aug-Oct, 70cm. Easy and persistent. From Jan Spruyt, Belgium. PVR - propagation for resale prohibited. . Bob's score = 8 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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PERSICARIA AMPLEXICAULIS

PERSICARIA AMPLEXICAULIS 'ROSEA'

Polygonaceae

Spikes of rosy flowers Jul-Oct, 75cm. Easy. . Bob's score = 7 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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PERSICARIA AMPLEXICAULIS

PERSICARIA AMPLEXICAULIS VAR.PENDULA

Deep magenta-pink flower heads are lax at anthesis Jul-Oct, 55cm. Syn.'Arun Gem'. Collected in Nepal by Beer, Lancaster and Morris. . Bob's score = 7 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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PERSICARIA AMPLEXICAULIS var.PENDULA

PERSICARIA BISTORTA DWARF SHELL-PINK

Polygonaceae

Heads of shell pink flowers Apr-Jun, 30cm. RHS Hardiness Rating: H7 .

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PERSICARIA BISTORTA DWARF SHELL-PINK

PERSICARIA BISTORTA 'HOHE TATRA'

Polygonaceae

Orchid-like pink upstanding flowers (Apr)May-Jul, later than other bistorts, a stronger colour and equally tough, 45cm. Easy and very nice. . Bob's score = 9.5 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7 .

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PERSICARIA BISTORTA

PERSICARIA BISTORTA SUBSP.CARNEA

Polygonaceae

Short rounded spikes of dark salmon-pink flowers May-Jul with a smattering later, 50cm. Easy. . Bob's score = 7 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7 .

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PERSICARIA BISTORTA subsp.CARNEA

PERSICARIA BISTORTA 'SUPERBA'

Polygonaceae

Slightly vulgar fat pink spikes of flower (Apr)May-Jul and sometimes later, 60cm. Easy, not invasive. . Bob's score = 8 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7 .

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PERSICARIA BISTORTA

PERSICARIA CAMPANULATA 'ROSENROT'

Polygonaceae

Slightly invasive but very good. Deep pink-red flowers Aug-Nov, 80cm, not dry places. . Bob's score = 8 RHS Hardiness Rating: H4 .

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PERSICARIA CAMPANULATA

PERSICARIA CAPITATA CC 3693

Polygonaceae

Grey-green foliage with maroon chevrons, pink flowers in dense heads Aug-Oct, trailing, 12 x 30cm. Not hot dry sites. Wet rocks and walls, Himalayas to 2200m. . Bob's score = 4 RHS Hardiness Rating: H3 .

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PERSICARIA CAPITATA CC 3693

PERSICARIA EMODI

Polygonaceae

Alpine with small red flowers Aug-Oct, 15cm.

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PERSICARIA EMODI

PERSICARIA FILIFORMIS

SEE PERSICARIA VIRGINIANA 'FILIFORMIS'

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PERSICARIA FILIFORMIS

PERSICARIA 'INDIAN SUMMER'

Polygonaceae

Collected by Michael Wickenden, species unknown. Bright red flowers Jul-Oct, neat rounded leaves turn a purple in full sun. Height 65cm. . Bob's score = 7.5 RHS Hardiness Rating: .

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PERSICARIA

PERSICARIA 'JOHANNISWOLKE'

Polygonaceae

Elegant heads of creamy-white flowers over a long period May-Jul, by pink-cream seed heads, 1-1.5m. Probably a shorter from of P.alpina. RHS Hardiness Rating: H7 .

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PERSICARIA

PERSICARIA KAHIL

Polygonaceae

I have no idea about this naming. Is it a species (not on Kew Web) or a cultivar? It's good and commented on. Short heads of cream flowers Jul-Oct, pale green foliage rusty in winter, 35cm. Very herbaceous and very hardy. Slightly spreading. . Bob's score = 7.5 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7 .

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PERSICARIA KAHIL

PERSICARIA MICROCEPHALA

Polygonaceae

Sagittate leaves with dark and light chevrons, small heads of pink-white flowers May-Jun, 30 x 100cm. RHS Hardiness Rating: H5 .

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PERSICARIA MICROCEPHALA

PERSICARIA MICROCEPHALA

Young leaves beautifully marked in pink and grey, older leaves pink, white flowers Aug-Oct, 25cm. . Bob's score = 6 RHS Hardiness Rating: H5 .

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PERSICARIA MICROCEPHALA

PERSICARIA MICROCEPHALA 'CRIMSON BEAUTY'

Not invasive. Heads of white flowers fade pinkish Jul-Oct, red autumn foliage, 1-2m. RHS Hardiness Rating: H5 .

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PERSICARIA MICROCEPHALA

PERSICARIA MICROCEPHALA 'RED DRAGON'

Polygonaceae

Dramatic dark red-purple and grey foliage incredible in spring and still very good in summer, small heads of white flowers Jul-Oct, 40cm. Herbaceous, hardy and not invasive. Selected by Greg Speichert. PVR - propagation for resale prohibited. . Bob's score = 7 RHS Hardiness Rating: H5 .

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PERSICARIA MICROCEPHALA

PERSICARIA MICROCEPHALA 'SILVER DRAGON'

Polygonaceae

Shapely predominantly silver foliage with red undertones and an apple-green flush when mature, less important white flowers Aug-Oct, 60cm. PVR - propagation for resale prohibited. . Bob's score = 8 RHS Hardiness Rating: H5 .

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PERSICARIA MICROCEPHALA

PERSICARIA MILLETTII

Polygonaceae

Carmine spikes produced more or less continuously over a long period Jun-Nov, not invasive. Good soil, not too dry. Not bomb-proof like other persicarias. . Bob's score = 6 RHS Hardiness Rating: H4 .

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PERSICARIA MILLETTII

PERSICARIA ORIENTALIS

Polygonaceae

Tall annual. Tassels of red flowers Aug-Nov, 2m. So far I am very impressed. RHS Hardiness Rating: annual .

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PERSICARIA ORIENTALIS

PERSICARIA 'PINK ELEPHANT'

Polygonaceae

Orderly pink flowers Jul-Sep, 45cm. Easy. RHS Hardiness Rating: H7 .

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PERSICARIA

PERSICARIA SP.

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PERSICARIA SP.

PERSICARIA SP.AFF.CAMPANULATA

Polygonaceae

Broader leaves and taller plant than the P.campanulata that I know. RHS Hardiness Rating: H4 .

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PERSICARIA SP.aff.CAMPANULATA

PERSICARIA TENUICAULIS

Polygonaceae

Sweetly scented white flowers from dark pink stems among broad dark leaves, Feb-Jun and again Aug-Oct, 25cm. . Bob's score = 6

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PERSICARIA TENUICAULIS

PERSICARIA VACCINIIFOLIA

Polygonaceae

Pointed heads of pink flowers Aug-Nov, small dark green leaves redden in autumn and remain semi-evergreen 20 x 50cm.

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PERSICARIA VACCINIIFOLIA

PERSICARIA VIRGINIANA FROM GT.DIXTER

Polygonaceae

The foliage (attractively yellow-green when stressed) has a hairy top and bottom surface to each leaf and is more sturdy than normal (and has a stippled lance corporal stripe in brown), 1m. RHS Hardiness Rating: H6 .

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PERSICARIA VIRGINIANA from Gt.Dixter

PERSICARIA VIRGINIANA VAR.FILIFORMIS

Polygonaceae

Syn.P.filiformis. Red flushed plant, chevron marked leaves smaller and narrower than in P.virginiana but otherwise similar, many elegant long long spikes of small deep red flowers Jul-Oct - the cause of much favourable comment, 70cm. . Bob's score = 7 RHS Hardiness Rating: H6 .

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PERSICARIA VIRGINIANA var.FILIFORMIS

PERSICARIA VIRGINIANA VAR.FILIFORMIS 'BALLET'

Polygonaceae

Delicate arching wispy heads of white and pale green with matching pale green foliage of great grace Jul-Oct, 65cm. Formerly called "white-flowered form". . Bob's score = 8 RHS Hardiness Rating: H6 .

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PERSICARIA VIRGINIANA var.FILIFORMIS

PERSICARIA VIRGINIANA VAR.FILIFORMIS 'COMPTON'S RED' CDR 549

Polygonaceae

Lovely big bold acuminate leaves grey and maroon and shot like taffeta, 75cm. . Bob's score = 7.5 RHS Hardiness Rating: H6 .

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PERSICARIA VIRGINIANA var.FILIFORMIS

PERSICARIA VIRGINIANA VAR.FILIFORMIS 'PAINTER'S PALETTE'

Polygonaceae

Broad cream and green variegated leaves with a red-brown chevron, wispy red autumn flowers, 60cm. . Bob's score = 6 RHS Hardiness Rating: H6 .

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PERSICARIA VIRGINIANA var.FILIFORMIS

PERSICARIA VIRGINIANA VAR.FILIFORMIS SEEDLINGS FROM 'COMPTON'S RED'

Polygonaceae

Lovely big bold acuminate leaves grey and maroon and shot like taffeta, 75cm. RHS Hardiness Rating: H6 .

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PERSICARIA VIRGINIANA var.FILIFORMIS seedlings from

PERSICARIA VIRGINIANA 'VARIEGATA'

Polygonaceae

Shapely broad cream variegated leaves May-Nov, long spikes of small crimson flowers Oct-Nov, 60cm. . Bob's score = 7 RHS Hardiness Rating: H6 .

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PERSICARIA VIRGINIANA

PERSICARIA VIVIPARA

Smart upstanding dark green leaves and spikes of white flowers with burnt red tips Jun-Oct, 18cm. Lovely. . Bob's score = 7 RHS Hardiness Rating: H4 .

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PERSICARIA VIVIPARA

PERSICARIA WALLICHII

Polygonaceae

Large very highly scented heads of white flowers Aug-Oct, 1.5m. Easy and moderately invasive, herbaceous. Synonym P.polystachyum. I love this plant - just writing about it summons up its heady honeyed perfume. . Bob's score = 8 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7 .

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PERSICARIA WALLICHII

PERSICARIA WEYRICHII

Greenish white flower heads Jul-Sep, 85cm. Easy. Not invasive. . Bob's score = 3

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PERSICARIA WEYRICHII



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