Botanical name: Bistorta vacciniifolia Family: Polygonaceae (Knotweed family)
Synonyms: Polygonum vaccinifolium, Persicaria vaccinifolia
Rose-carpet knotweed is a gregarious low trailing herb that quickly covers the ground and rocks. Leaves ovate 1-2 cm, blue-green beneath. Flowers pink, in dense cylindrical erect clusters. Flowers 3-4 mm across. Trailing stems are red in color. This is a valuable ground-cover plant, of value for its early autumn flowering, and will scramble over rocks and wall edges quite happily. Native to the Himalayas, Kashmir to Bhutan.
The flower labeled Rose Carpet Knotweed is ...