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Persicaria microcephala has Common Names: knotweed 'Red Dragon'
NB If low on stock of Red Dragon we may send the similar recently introduced Silver Dragon with a wider silver band in the leaf.
Young plant grown in a 9cm pot for planting immediately or to grow on (plastic pot removed when possible, so they can be reused)

'Red Dragon' is a vigorous, spreading perennial with lance-shaped, purplish-green leaves with a bold central splash of purple bordered by a silver chevron marking, and rounded clusters of tiny white flowers in late summer and autumn

Grow in any soil in sun or part-shade. Dense ground cover, spreading less quickly than the species but can still make a large plant within weeks of planting -regular cutting back will make a denser bush.

Foliage: Semi-evergreen

Height: 10 - 70 cm in 2-5 years
Spread: 50 -70 cm 

Banks and Slopes Flower borders and beds Ground Cover Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden

The pictures in this listing are examples of the available plant at maturity and do not indicate anything in regards to size of plant at the point of sale

Persicaria microcephala 'Red Dragon', red purple leaves

SKU: BP202400696
  • Persicaria
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