Persicaria bistorta is a marsh plant, perennial. High no more than 75 cm. It is composed of an underground rhizome of convoluted form. The leaves are deep green, lance-shaped and slightly wavy.
The inflorescences are up to 6-8 cm, cylindrical and pink, composed of dense and tiny flowers.
He wants a moist soil, fertile and rich, to grow in a sunny or mezzombra. 3 plants per square meter.
Not sensitive to frost and can withstand winter temperatures down to -17 ° C.