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 elata
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.
Herbaceous perennial that features light green leaves with fuchsia-coloured margins, each leaf with a thick, central, v-shaped, purple blotch, and with a fuchsia midrib.