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High Quality Persicaria For Sale

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New Zealand’s Best Persicaria Plants

Growing colourful shrubs in your garden delivers a vast range of benefits:

We have the largest variety of Persicaria plants and the right one for your space. Our plants have been selected to thrive in NZ’s climate. We grow and stock only the highest quality plants, sourcing them locally, and from NZ’s leading nurseries. Each plant is packed and transported with extreme care, ensuring it arrives to you in the same condition it was in when it left the nursery. If you are wanting to buy Persicaria, shop with confidence from the best in the industry.

Common questions about growing Persicaria

1. What are the conditions for Persicaria?

Persicaria plants are generally easy to care for and can thrive in a variety of conditions. Here are some ideal conditions for them:

2. What plants go well with Persicaria?

Persicaria plants are versatile and can be paired with a variety of other plants to create beautiful and complementary combinations. Here are some suggestions for plants that go well with Persicaria:

  1. Ornamental Grasses: The tall, slender spikes of ornamental grasses provide a striking contrast to the lush foliage and colorful blooms of Persicaria plants. Some good choices include Miscanthus sinensis 'Gracillimus' (dwarf zebra grass), Molinia caerulea arundinacea 'Transparent' (Moorish millet), and Panicum virgatum 'Northwind' (switchgrass).
  2. Bold Perennials: Persicaria plants can be paired with other bold perennials to create a show-stopping display in the garden. Some good choices include Rudbeckia maxima (black-eyed Susan), Echinacea purpurea (coneflower), and Joe Pye Weed (Eupatorium maculatum).
  3. Low-Growing Groundcovers: Low-growing groundcovers can help to fill in the space around Persicaria plants and add texture and interest to the garden. Some good choices include Ajuga reptans (bugleweed), Vinca minor (periwinkle), and Heuchera villosa (Alumroot).
  4. Annual Flowers: Annual flowers can provide a burst of color and contrast to Persicaria plants. Some good choices include Cosmos bipinnatus (cosmos), Verbena bonariensis (purpletop vervain), and Salvia nemorosa 'May Night' (Salvia).
  5. Shrubs: Persicaria plants can be used as underplanting for shrubs, providing a splash of color and interest at the lower level. Some good choices include Hydrangea arborescens (Annabelle hydrangea), Viburnum dentatum (arrowwood viburnum), and Weigela florida (Weigela).

When selecting plants to pair with Persicaria, consider their height, color, and bloom time to create a harmonious and visually appealing combination.

3. What is Persicaria used for?

Persicaria plants have a wide range of uses, including ornamental, medicinal, and culinary applications. Here are some of the specific uses of Persicaria:

Ornamental Use:

Persicaria plants are widely grown as ornamental plants due to their attractive foliage and colorful blooms. They come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and colors, making them suitable for a wide range of garden designs. Some popular Persicaria species for ornamental use include:

Medicinal Use:

Persicaria plants have been used in traditional medicine for centuries to treat a variety of ailments. Some of the medicinal properties attributed to Persicaria include:

It is important to note that scientific evidence supporting these medicinal claims is limited. Always consult with a healthcare professional before using Persicaria plants for medicinal purposes.

Culinary Use:

Some species of Persicaria are edible and can be used in cooking. The leaves and stems of some species can be eaten raw or cooked, while the seeds of some species can be used to make flour or porridge. Some edible Persicaria species include:

It is important to be careful when consuming Persicaria plants for culinary purposes. Some species can be poisonous if consumed in large quantities. Always consult with a knowledgeable source before consuming Persicaria plants.

Overall, Persicaria plants are versatile and have a variety of uses, making them valuable additions to gardens, medicine cabinets, and kitchens.

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