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

 

 

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