Bistort (Polygonum bistorta) potted plant, organic
$6.50 – $50.00
Family: Knotweed (Polygonaceae)
Hardy to zone 4 to 8
Herbaceous perennial. Native to Europe and Asia. The plant makes a low mound that gives rise in the spring to many upright pink flowers. Classic medicinal herb–the young leaves are edible and the root is a valuable astringent used in treating oral ulcerations and dysentary. There is even a traditional spring tonic known as “Bistort pudding.” Plant prefers part shade to sun and really enjoys moist, even soggy, soil.
Potted plant, Certified Organically Grown