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Persicaria amplexicaulis 'Firetail'

Fleeceflower

Plant Type:

SUN PERENNIALS

Persicaria amplexicaulis ‘Firetail’ – 12 available. These may arrive partly cut back in autumn. This is another terrific long-blooming Fleeceflower sporting tall showy rosy-red flower spikes from early to midsummer and well into autumn. It looks great with daylilies and Eupatorium rugosum ‘Chocolate’. It is a great contrast to summer flowering daisy-shaped flowers. And though it tolerates part shade ‘Firetail’ is robust with better flowering in full sun situations. Plant it in any good draining garden soil. 'Firetail' is a clumping perennial with a very long bloom season. It is easy, tough and demonstrates fantastic contrasting texture. Divison or cutting grown, established pot.


Height:

32-48 In

Colors:

Red

Zone:

(4)5 to 9
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Item Description Price  
PERSFIRE Persicaria amplex. 'Firetail' (3.5 inch Square Press Fit Pot Extra Deep – 1.52 pints / 720 ml.) $12.00 Buy Now


Characteristics and Attributes for Persicaria amplexicaulis 'Firetail'

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Summer / Autumn

Nature Attraction

  • Honey Bees & Native Bees
  • Deer Resistant

Light

  • Full Sun
  • Mostly Sunny

Attributes

  • Border
  • Specimen
  • Accent

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Moderately Fast

Soil

  • Draining
  • Average

Origins

  • Garden Origin

Propagated By

  • Cutting Grown
  • Division