Plant for bee lovers! Persicaria capitata is a native of Asia. It is a tailing, perennial, evergreen prostrate herb with a slender, woody rootstock and long slender, creeping, rooting stems. It has alternate ovate leaves are 1–6 cm long, 0.7–3 cm wide with a reddish midrib with fine coloured hairs, giving a distinctive red ‘V’ pattern, The leaves become red when the plant is under stress. Persicaria capitata has been widely used in China in the treatment of various urologic disorders including urinary calculus and urinary tract.