Reynoutria japonica 'Compacta'
DWARF JAPANESE KNOTWEED, COMPACT JAPANESE FLEECE FLOWER
Polygonaceae

 
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Plant type: herbaceous rhizomatous soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 4-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
1.5m
Plant habit
 
1.5m

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Flowers: pink & white

Flowering Time: mid summer to late summer

Leaves: mid green; crimson in autumn; stepped leaf arrangement

Ornamental Fruit: red
 
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Reynoutria japonica 'Compacta'
DWARF JAPANESE KNOTWEED, COMPACT JAPANESE FLEECE FLOWER
Polygonaceae

 

  Plant type: herbaceous rhizomatous soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 4-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
1.5m
Plant habit
 
1.5m

FEATURES

Flowers: pink & white

Flowering Time: mid summer to late summer

Leaves: mid green; crimson in autumn; stepped leaf arrangement

Ornamental Fruit: red


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits tropical, mediterranean, oriental & cottage designs

Uses: informal hedge, large planter, groundcovers

Growth rate: fast

Maintenance Level: high

Skill Level: average



HAZARDS

Weed Potential: yes






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