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Full Sun

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Partial Shade

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Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant

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Persicaria amplexicaulis ‘Fat Domino’

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> ‘Fat Domino’

Evolving from a 2002 Belgian breeding program, ‘Fat Domino’s bushy rich green foundation hosts a rubescent surge of long chubby, dark red racemes that don purplish overtones. Dashing, large pointed textural leaves are loosely arranged on numerous staunch, upright jointed stems. With a reliable saucy stance plus sumptuous enduring flowers, this strong growing Persicaria can be positioned right up front and superimposed against white-flowering Verbascum ‘White Domino’, where it easily turns heads until the season’s end.

Blooms August–October

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

Zone 5/6.

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