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Persicaria amplexicaulis ‘Blackfield’
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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 amplexicaulis ‘Blackfield’ full sun  partial shade

Raised by Chris Ghyselen, the Belgian who introduced ‘Fat Domino’, this long flowering must-have Persicaria delivers frisky black-tipped tapers, parading dark unopened buds and deep dusky red flowers. The full-toned blooms make a splendid spectacle above energetic flowing mounds of bold lance-shaped leaves that greet autumn with buttery yellow hues.

Size: 3' 0" high x 3' 0" wide. Zone 5/6.

Persicaria amplexicaulis ‘Blackfield’ (P-1891)
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