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Persicaria amplexicaulis ‘Orange field’

Persicaria

Knotweed

Poor Persicaria! Certain weedy, invasive members of the genus have given the rest a bad name, and discouraged gardeners from getting to know these versatile performers. Our garden-worthy selections are happiest in semishade with ample moisture.

<i>Persicaria amplexicaulis</i> ‘Orange field’

A mainstay for bridging the gap between summer and fall, this new Belgian introduction imparts vertical late season color over lusty foliage. Green spear-headed leaves compose a big bushy base that propels an irresistible flood of long-lasting, slim 4 in. tall, coral and scarlet-hued tails. Ensconce |lsquo;Orange Field|rsquo; in the mixed border, where its exhilarating shades either meld with Salvia confertiflora or bring a lift to white Hydrangeas, Phlox, Helianthus and blue-flowering Salvias.

Blooms August–October

Size: 3' 0" high x 3' 0" wide.

Zone 5/6.

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