Polygonum orientale. An old fashioned, cottage garden classic that's big, bold and beautiful, Kiss Me Over the Garden Gate, also know as Prince's Feather, is an incredible border filler. A moderate self-seeder, you'll likely find seedlings here and there the second year. The resulting serendipitous combos will surely be wonderful. Kiss Me Over the Garden Gate requires a cold period to germinate reliably. Direct-sow in late fall or late winter for spring seedlings, or refrigerate them for 3-4 weeks in spring before either starting indoors or direct-sowing after the last frost date. Annual. Summer flowering. Height: 4' to 7'.
Average seed life: 3 years.