Himalayan Border Jewel Fleece Flower

Persicaria affnis 'Himalayan Border Jewel'

This tough, mat forming perennial is a perfect groundcover or border fill around trees, shrubs and roses. Tuck into rockery or between pavers. Showy pink, lightly fragrant flower spikes cover the foliage from spring to fall. The leaves become red-tinged in extreme heat and cold, adding to the interest.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat. Low water needs when established.

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Average Size at MaturityReaches 6-12 in. tall and 18 in. wide.
Bloom TimeLate spring to mid-summer.
Deciduous/ EvergreenSemi-evergreen
Flower AttributeFragrant, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleContemporary, Rustic
Growth HabitSpreading
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Erosion Control, Mass Planting, Poolside, Rock Garden, Woodland Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureDense Habit, Easy Care, Fall Color, Naturalizes Well, Waterwise
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat. Low water needs when established.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Drought tolerant when established. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

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