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Re: Persicaria

Chris wrote:
> In march a local nursery had a flower show where they had numerous
> indoor garden.  Afterwards they sold many of the plants that were forced
> at greatly reduced prices.  I picked up a white variety of persicaria
> polymorpha.  It grew about four feet tall with delicate white candelabra
> flowers.  I bought it for three dollars and tried to keep it alive!
> Well, it 's finally showing vigorous new growth from the base and I will
> plant it in my white garden.  Anyone grow this one?
> Chris
> Long Island, NY
> Zone 7
I've grown it for 4-5 years now, in fairly well amended
soil. From base to flower tips it's perhaps six feet
tall and about seven feet from side to side, and I prune
it.. I do _not_ fertilize it. My best advice is, give
it _space_...
Jim Fisher
Vienna, Virginia USA
38.9 N 77.2 W
USDA Zone 7
Max. 105 F [40 C], Min. 5 F [-15 C]

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