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Persicaria decipiens

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Persicaria decipiens Slender Knotweed,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
TBA Prostrate, Spreading

Description:
Trailing native wetlands perennial with green lanceolate leaves and thin pink flower spikes from late Spring through to Autumn. Plant does dieback during Winter. Grows approx. 30cm tall. Great habitat for waterbirds.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
15-30cm 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Any, Full Sun, Semi Shade, Shade Clay, Loam, Sandy

Landscape Use(s)
Aquatic Garden, Habitat, Mass Planting, Shady Garden, Wetlands

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Full sun to full shade position in a moist to wet soil.

Plant Care
None

Family Name: Origin:
Polygonaceae Australia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Pink
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Spring, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: High, Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Moderate
Wind: High
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