Persicaria (Polygonaceae) is a plant of the Lamiaceae family, which includes mint and sage. It is a low-growing perennial with deep green leaves and stems that die back in winter. This characteristic is what makes it ideal for growing in containers or as a garden plant. The dried leaves of Persicaria have been used to treat bronchitis, colds, coughs, and sore throats. In addition to being used as an herbal remedy, the plant can also be used as mulch or ornamental ground cover. Order this peat-free plant today to ensure quick delivery!