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Fallopia japonica var. compacta
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Fallopia japonica var. compacta

<i>Fallopia japonica</i> var. <i>compacta</i>

<i>Fallopia japonica</i> var. <i>compacta</i>

Fallopia

     
Fallopia japonica var. compacta full sun  partial shade

Don’t let this species’ humdrum name or slow start put you off. Although it emerges from the ground late in the spring, Fallopia japonica var. compacta reaches full height rather quickly.

Panicles of miniature white and pinkish red flowers, whose bicolored quality makes them sparkle, dress up the bushy visage. Rounded, ripple-edged and leathery, the attractive dark green leaves are held by crimson petioles, and furnish a brilliant yellow fanfare once the weather begins to cool.

Blooms late August–early October.

Size: 4' 0" high x 4' 0" wide; hardy to zone 4.

Fallopia japonica var. compacta (P-1343)
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