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Himalayan Border Jewel Fleeceflower

Persicaria affinis 'Himalayan Border Jewel'

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Himalayan Border Jewel Fleeceflower (Persicaria affinis 'Himalayan Border Jewel') at Tagawa Gardens

Himalayan Border Jewel Fleeceflower flowers

Himalayan Border Jewel Fleeceflower flowers

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Plant Height:  8 inches

Flower Height:  12 inches

Spacing:  15 inches

Sunlight:  partial shade 

Hardiness Zone:  4

Other Names:  Knotweed, Snakeweed, Polygonum

Ornamental Features

Himalayan Border Jewel Fleeceflower has masses of beautiful spikes of shell pink flowers rising above the foliage from late spring to mid summer, which are most effective when planted in groupings. Its pointy leaves are green in color. As an added bonus, the foliage turns a gorgeous brick red in the fall. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.

Landscape Attributes

Himalayan Border Jewel Fleeceflower is an herbaceous perennial with a ground-hugging habit of growth. Its medium texture blends into the garden, but can always be balanced by a couple of finer or coarser plants for an effective composition.

This is a high maintenance plant that will require regular care and upkeep, and is best cleaned up in early spring before it resumes active growth for the season. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

  • Invasive

Himalayan Border Jewel Fleeceflower is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Mass Planting
  • Border Edging
  • General Garden Use
  • Groundcover

Planting & Growing

Himalayan Border Jewel Fleeceflower will grow to be about 8 inches tall at maturity extending to 12 inches tall with the flowers, with a spread of 18 inches. When grown in masses or used as a bedding plant, individual plants should be spaced approximately 15 inches apart. Its foliage tends to remain low and dense right to the ground. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 10 years.

This plant should be grown in a location that is shaded from the hot afternoon sun. It prefers to grow in average to dry locations, and dislikes excessive moisture. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This is a selected variety of a species not originally from North America. It can be propagated by division; however, as a cultivated variety, be aware that it may be subject to certain restrictions or prohibitions on propagation.

 
 
Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight
Characteristics
Massing  Edging  Garden  Groundcover 
Applications
Flowers  Fall Color 
Ornamental Features

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