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Botanical name: Persicaria amplexicaulis 'Firetail'
Other names: Red bistort 'Firetail', Polygonum amplexicaule 'Fire Tail'
Variety or cultivar: 'Firetail' _ 'Firetail' is an herbaceous perennial with large, ovate foliage and spikes of bright-red flowers in summer and autumn.
Persicaria amplexicaulis 'Firetail' is: Deciduous
Flower: Bright-red in Summer; Bright-red in Autumn
Foliage: Green in Summer; Green in Autumn
Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Pests: Generally pest-free.
Diseases: Generally disease-free.
Pruning: Cut the plant back after flowering has finished. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Division. REGISTER to read more...
Persicaria amplexicaulis 'Firetail' (Red bistort 'Firetail') will reach a height of 1.2m and a spread of 1m after 2-5 years.
Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Prairie planting, Rock
Cultivation: Plant in any moist soil in sun or partial shade.
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|Soil types:||Clay, Loamy|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained, Well-drained|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Alkaline, Neutral|
|Light:||Partial Shade, Full Sun|
|Aspect:||North, South, East, West|
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