Polygonum capitatum

Knotweed, Smartweed, Pink Fleece Flower

Several from this large group of perennials and vines are grown for their masses of green, white or reddish flowers, some of which are fragrant. Most are fast-growing, sun-loving, and easy to grow. Start by seed or division. Prune to control growth.
Polygonum capitatum, Knotweed, Smartweed, Pink Fleece Flower
Turn this tough, trailing vine loose to cover a neglected bare patch. Blooms most of the year. Undemanding, but will not live through a cold winter. Older leaves take on a pink tinge.

Attributes - Polygonum capitatum

Plant Type: Perennial

Bloom Season: Early Spring through Early Winter

Flower Color: Pink

Foliage: Deciduous

Height: 4 in. to 8 in.

Width: 1 ft. 8 in.

Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun, Shade

Climate: Zones 8, 9, 10, 11

Notes: Thrives in Dry Climates. Drought Tolerant, Low Maintenance.

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