Persicaria 'Brushstrokes'Persicaria 'Brushstrokes'

Persicaria ‘Brushstrokes’


This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our licensees. Please contact our sales department for more information at 800-215-9450.

This Persicaria has much larger velvety leaves, taller, and showier than 'Lance Corporal'. It's also later blooming. (in November!-so seeding is hardly a problem). Tiny red flowers. Because of it's stature, it's a great back or mid-border plant. This plant is not a sprawler like so many Persicaria.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 6-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 32″ / 24″ / 36″
Exposure: Full Sun, Part Shade
Bloom Time(s): June, July, August, September, October

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Common Name Brushstrokes Persicaria
Family Polygonaceae
Genus Persicaria
species virginiana
Plant Type Perennial
Persistence Deciduous
US Patent # --
EU Grant # --
Hardiness Zone 6, 7, 8, 9
Growth Habit Clumping, Upright
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 32" / 24" / 36"
Finish Time Fast (4-6 Weeks)
Bloom Time June, July, August, September, October
Growth Rate Fast
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Flowering Season Fall
Flower Color Red
Leaf Color Green, Brown
Soil Average
pH 5.8 - 7.2
Exposure Full Sun, Part Shade
Special Uses --
Nutritional Needs 150 - 200 ppm
Dormancy --
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
Water (Garden) Average
How Different? Compared to 'Lance Corporal', the leaves are much larger (3 times the size).
Landscape Value Mass to accent other plants, great in combinations, background.
Finish Time to 4" 4 weeks
Comments In deep shade the velvet is dark green and the plant is a foot taller.
Grower Notes --
Persicaria 'Brushstrokes' - Product Profile
Persicaria 'Brushstrokes' - Growing Recipe

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