Bistort plant

$8.80$12.10 incl. GST

Usually Available: all year
Shipping: NOT Western Australia or Tasmania, NOT internationally
Botanical Name: Bistorta officinalis
Pot Size: 50mm tube, 100mm pot


Bistort plant, Bistorta officinalis, is a show stopper in bloom with a mound of upright pink blossoms to o.6m. Healing use as a restorative. A simple tea from the roots makes a powerful astringent tea and leaves are used to prepare a traditional spring tonic. All parts eaten as a bitter vegetable in Russia. Bistort plant is a native of Europe, but has naturalised in many parts of the world.. Prefers part shade to full sun. Soil must be moist to wet