Mountain Fleece (Bistorta amplexicaulis 'Firetail')

Botanical names:
Bistorta amplexicaulis Accepted
Persicaria amplexicaulis Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 7b
Leaves: Semi-evergreen
Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Rhizome
Suitable Locations: Bog gardening
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Butterflies

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Location: In my garden, Cottage-in-the-Meadow Gardens, South Amana, IADate: 2009-07-22
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Location: In my garden, Cottage-in-the-Meadow Gardens, South Amana, IADate: 2009-07-22
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Location: WashingtonDate: 2016-07-24
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Location: Twisp
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Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
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Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
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Location: WashingtonDate: 2016-07-24
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Location: WashingtonDate: 2016-07-18
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