Genus of annual and perennial, rhizomatous herbs, grown for their flowers or for their ornamental foliage. Many os the species are weeds.
Latin name: Persicaria affinis
Grow in full sun or partial shade, in moist soils.
Plant in groups for ground-covering, in rock gardens or in flowerpots.
Easily propagated by rhizome division.
Evergreen, herbaceous perennial with green foliage and narrow, upright inforescences of pink to fuchsia flowers in summer.