Scientific Name: Persicaria amplexicaulis Form: Irregular, Mounded
Common Name:mountain fleeceflower Texture:Medium - coarse
Family Name:PolygonaceaeHabit: Arching, Spreading
Plant Type: Ground cover, Herbaceous perennial, Semi-evergreen Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.7 - 1.3m x 0.6 - 1.0m
Origin: Hardiness Zone:Zone 5: (-29 to -23 C)
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Soft flexible, Pubescent, Lanceolate Ovate
Flowers: Spike, (Floriferous), Pink, Jun- Jul- Aug- Sep- Oct
Fruit: Achene, Brown, Oct- Nov
Exposure: Full sun only if soil kept moist, Part sun/part shade, Filtered shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained, Humus rich
Landscape Uses: Attract butterflies, Cut flower or foliage, Fall interest, Ground cover, Group or mass planting, Mixed shrub border, Perennial border, Specimen plant, Summer interest, Woodland margin, Waterside planting
Key ID Features:Leaves ovate - lanced shaped, about 25 cm long; flowers bell shaped, pink, white, or purple, inflorescence rises above, narrow spike, about 10 cm long.