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Persicaria microcephala 'Red Dragon'


Persicaria microcephala 'Red Dragon'

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
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. Best in sun or semi-shade in soil that does not dry out. Frost tolerant.

 
Genus
Persicaria
Species   microcephala
Cultivar   'Red Dragon'

Common name
Fleeceflower

Family name
Polygonaceae
Place of origin


DETAILS
Height
50 cm
Width
50 cm
(expected growth in average NZ conditions in 5 to 10 years)
Leaves
Semi-evergreen

Soil Type
Grows in most soil types / Needs well drained soil

Moisture
Prefers even soil moisture / Prefers moist soil

Exposure
Grows in sun or semi-shade / Will tolerate moderate frosts

Sanctuary / Texture / Whimsical

Perennials

Category
Small, height up to 0.6 metres.
Availability
We have this currently available in a POT 3.5 container. Ask for it at your retailer.
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