Details
'Darjeeling Red' is a semi-evergreen perennial to 25cm tall, forming a mat of lance-shaped leaves to 15cm long, often becoming red in autumn; in summer dense spikes of small flowers open pink, becoming dark red when mature.  Excellent ground cover and very robust.
 

Hardiness
H7 - Hardy in the severest European continental climates (< -20)

Aspect

South-facing or North-facing or West-facing or East-facing

Exposure
Exposed or Sheltered

Moisture

Moist but well-drained, Poorly-drained, Well-drained

Soil
Clay, Loam, Sand, Chalk

pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
 

Size
Ultimate height
0.1-0.5 metres
Ultimate spread
0.1-0.5 metres
Time to ultimate height
2-5 years
 

How to grow
Cultivation
Prefers moisture retentive soil in sun or part shade but may spread quickly in wet soil. It is tolerant of dry and light soils in sun or shade where it will spread more gradually
Propagation
Propagate by division in spring or autumn, or stem-tip cuttings of non flowering shoots
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Garden Edging Ground Cover City & Courtyard Gardens Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden Gravel Garden Rock Garden Patio & Container Plants

How to care
Pruning
No pruning required but remove spent flowers if necessary and comb out old leaves
Pests
Generally trouble free
Diseases
Generally trouble free

Persicaria Affinis Darjeeling Red

£4.50Price
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    0131 445 4698

    Damhead Nursery
    Damhead Farm
    Lothianburn
    Midlothian
    EH10 7DZ

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