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Persicaria bistorta ‘Hohe Tatra’
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Persicaria

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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 bistorta ‘Hohe Tatra’ full sun  partial shade

Above low-lying large Dock-like green leaves with undulating margins, the firm upright branching stems release a fluffy floral pageant of plump, dense-set bright pink pokers. This hearty AGM winner grows as a handsome easy-care ground cover, emphasizing jubilant blooms that are more vividly colored and a bit later plus a tad smaller than its similar sister ‘Superba’. Prized by butterflies and flower arrangers, ‘Hohe Tatra’ effectively knits together shrubs and taller perennials in an adequately moist mixed border.

Size: 18"–2' 0" high x 2' 0" wide; hardy to zone 4.

Persicaria bistorta ‘Hohe Tatra’ (P-1945)
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