Genus Species: Persicaria decipiens
Common / Product Name: Slender Knotweed
Habit: WETLAND SPECIES (WS) and GRASSES (G)
Height x Width: 0.3m x 0.15m
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.