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Persicaria decipiens

Genus Species: Persicaria decipiens    

Common / Product Name: Slender Knotweed

Habit:   WETLAND SPECIES (WS) and GRASSES (G)

Available Sizes
  Tube

Height x Width: 0.3m x 0.15m

Pruning:   None

Frost Tolerance:   High

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance:   Wetland Species

Coastal Tolerance:   Low

Drought Tolerance:   Low

Origin:   Australian Plant

Evergreen:   Herbaceous perennial

Flowering:  starts: Summer / ends: Autumn

Flower Colour:   Deep Pink

Irrigation:   Wetland species

Lower Temperatures: Once established has good tolerance to cold. Temperatures as low as -5°C, leaves will burn however plant has good recover. To rejuvenate growth cut back after frost period is over.

Upper Temperatures: Temperatures to the Mid 30’s°C to Low 40’s°C.

Fertilising: No fertilizer.

Environment:   Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.

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