Persicaria bistorta ‘Superba’ is a vigorous clump-forming herbaceous or semi-evergreen perennial to 90cm in height, with strongly veined, finely pointed ovate leaves and dense spikes of small light pink flowers.
Looks great in my back garden in partial shade but does need dividing and thinning to keep under control.
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