HARDY PERENNIAL. Ht 20-100cm.
This plant is a vigorous rhizomatous perennial with large prominently veined, ovate leaves.
It produces dense spikes of small pale pink flowers in summer through to autumn. Commonly found growing near rivers and ponds, this plant is excellent in borders and is good for ground cover. Bistort has useful medicinal properties.
Plant in rich, fertile, moist soil in full sun/part shade.