Persicaria polymorpha

Giant Fleeceflower

Herbaceous Perennial

A statuesque perennial for larger borders with white plumes in late summer. This deer-resistant and drought tolerant perennial is not for the faint of heart; stand back, give it some room, and have some fun with it!

Growing Conditions

Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Exposure: Full Sun, Afternoon Sun


Size: 60 - 96 tall x 36 - 60 wide
Shape / Form: Clumping, Upright
Foliage Texture: Medium
Foliage Quality: Medium

Features: Drought-tolerant / Water wise, Flowers, Long Blooming

Flower Color: Ivory / Cream, White
Bloom Season: Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Summer, Fall

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Banks and Slopes, Beds and Borders, Hedges and Screens, Hell Strip, Mixed Border
Special Situations: Deer Resistant, Low Water / No Water
Wildlife: Deer Resistant

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Summer, Fall, Late Spring / Early Summer, Late Summer / Early Fall
Plant Behavior: Fast Growing / Vigorous
Collections: Great Plant Pick

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: medium

Plant Combos