Phytolacca polyandra, Chinese Pokeweed
Large herbaceous perennial with pink tinged stems, pink flowers and black berries.
Plant makes a good impact in the garden. Grown well grows to 1.5m height and spread or more. Long season of interest beginning with bronze tinged shoots in spring followed by tight cluster of small pink flowers for around two months, May and June. These are then followed by masses of shiny black berries which are toxic except to birds. Position free draining, sun or half shade.