February 1, 2023
Persicaria amplexicaulis 'Rosea'

Persicaria amplexicaulis ‘Rosea’ is a pink variety of Persicaria amplexicaulis. It is also known as Bistorta amplexicaulis, Polygonum amplexicaule ‘Roseum’, Mountain fleece. It is part of the Polygonaceae family of plants.

It is a deciduous, clump-forming plant. You can propagate it by division. It does well both in full sun or partial shade so you can use it in many areas in the garden landscape.

Mountain fleece, Potters Field Park, London

Persicaria amplexicaulis ‘Rosea’ looks wonderful with its spikes of the light pink flower in late spring, summer, and fall. It is a wonderful plant for borders or a wildlife garden. I saw this at Potters Field Park in London, UK. It usually grows to 4ft.

How to grow Persicaria amplexicaulis ‘Rosea’:

Grow it in the sun or partial shade. Persicaria amplexicaulis ‘Rosea’ does well in both poorly-drained or well-drained soil. It is rather easy to grow. It attracts birds and butterflies to your garden. It is rabbit-resistant and dear resistant. No disease or pests have ever been reported. You can prune back after it flowers.

Persicaria amplexicaulis 'Rosea'
Persicaria amplexicaulis ‘Rosea’ at Potters Field Park in London, UK

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