Persicaria Alba


A fine and elegant perennial garden plant with masses of thin spikes clothed in white flowers produced in late summer. Creates a cloud of white that looks so good with vibrant crocosmias. Hardy and robust. A lovely “see through” plant


9 in stock (can be backordered)



During the summer this clump-forming perennial bears spires of pure white flowers which last into the autumn. The flower stems rise from a base of mid-green, oval pointed leaves . ‘Alba’ is commonly known as White-flowered Red Bistort. It is an ideal plant to use alongside streams, ponds and in other boggy situations, it thrives in moisture-retentive soils in full sun or partial shade . Perfect for adding long lasting colour to your beds and borders from midsummer onwards. Cut the stems back once the flowering has finished.



Position: Sun/part shade

Soil: Most types

Rate of growth: Moderate to fast growing

Flowering period: July to September

Hardiness: Hardy

Pot size: 2L

Eventual height & spread: 70cm x 60cm