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Persicaria affinis ‘Dimity’
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Persicaria affinis Dimity

late May–September.



<i>Persicaria affinis</i> ‘Dimity’

Persicaria

Knotweed

Poor Persicaria! Certain weedy, invasive members of the genus have given the rest a bad name, and discouraged gardeners from getting to know these versatile performers. Our garden-worthy selections are happiest in semishade with ample moisture.

Persicaria affinis ‘Dimity’ full sun  partial shade

The deep green leaves of this graceful ground cover turn a rich brown during the winter and form a thick mat over a few seasons. The jointed, wine-red stems pick up the accents in the white and crimson flowers which are arranged, lavenderlike, along dense 2 to 3 in. terminal spikes held over a foot above the foliage. As the blooms mature, they darken to a crimson-rose shade, and finally end their days colored a rich rusty brown.

Size: 18" high x 3' 0" wide; hardy to zone 3.

Persicaria affinis ‘Dimity’ (P-0250)
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