Amphibious Bistort (Persicaria amphibia)
Also known as 'Polygonum Amphibium'.
Trailing elongated stems and leaves float on the surface while the bottle brush-like pink flowers rise above the water. Fast growing in bog gardens and can also grow in quite deep water (80cm).
Place in shallower water and allow to grow into deeper water or lower the basket slowly over time.
Plant in full sun to partial shade between 0cm and 80cm deep.
- Flowering period: July to September
- Mature height: 10cm to 30cm
- Growth rate: fast