February 8, 2023
Persicaria amplexicaulis - Firetail

Persicaria amplexicaulis - Firetail Flowers

Persicaria amplexicaulis’Firetail’ or Red Bistort ‘Firetail’ is also called Polygonum amplexicaule ‘Fire Tail’ and is part of the Polygonaceae family of plants. Persicaria amplexicaulis’Firetail’ is a clump-forming herbaceous perennial. It grows to about 1m or 3ft tall and produces tiny red flowers on spikes. Persicaria amplexicaulis’Firetail’ flowers in summer and fall.

How to grow Persicaria amplexicaulis’Firetail’:

You can plant it in any soil. Grow it in the sun or partial shade. Propagate Persicaria amplexicaulis’Firetail’ by division in spring and cut it back after flowering.

Persicaria amplexicaulis - Firetail
Persicaria amplexicaulis’Firetail’
Persicaria amplexicaulis - Firetail
Persicaria amplexicaulis’Firetail’ at Kew Gardens
Persicaria amplexicaulis - Firetail
Persicaria amplexicaulis’Firetail’
Persicaria amplexicaulis - Firetail
Persicaria amplexicaulis’Firetail’ in a border
Red Bistor - Persicaria amplexicaulis - Firetail
Persicaria amplexicaulis’Firetail’
Persicaria amplexicaulis - Firetail
Persicaria amplexicaulis’Firetail’
Persicaria amplexicaulis - Firetail
Persicaria amplexicaulis’Firetail’

Also read about Persicaria angustifolia var laxmannii.

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