Details '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 The patterned leaves of purplish-red with silver maintain their color through fall. Persicaria microcephala 'Red Dragon' An ideal groundcover, producing small, arching, white bell-shaped flowers in spring. It quickly develops into a handsome, upright clump. - The red dragon plant has burgundy leaves highlighted with a blue-gray chevron in the center. height 24 - 36 Inches. May 16, 2016 - Explore Shoot Limited's board "Persicaria", followed by 5741 people on Pinterest. Persicaria microphylla 'Red Dragon' By Spritzhenry. Rudbeckia fulgida var. 9241 Sauls Rd, Raleigh, NC 27603 | All rights reserved. Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance, Prairie planting, Underplanting. For immediate help or to order plants call, Persicaria microcephala 'Red Dragon' PP 12,062. Privacy Policy, OPEN - Danville – Diablo Rd Sloat Garden Center, OPEN - Mill Valley - E. Blithedale Ave. Sloat Garden Center, OPEN - Mill Valley - Miller Ave. Sloat Garden Center, OPEN - San Francisco - 3rd Avenue Sloat Garden Center, OPEN - San Francisco - Sloat Boulevard Sloat Garden Center, OPEN - Danville – Camino Ramon Sloat Garden Center, OPEN - San Francisco - Pierce St. Sloat Garden Center. In summer the plant is literally smothered with short spikes of rose-pink flowers. It has grown to over three feet wide. An excellent foliage plant in the border, and especially good in tubs or mixed containers. 50 Plants / Tray. Vibrant foliage is splashed with burgundy, mint green, and silver. Click Add to Wishlist to receive an email if this plant is back in stock. In spring, leaves have pronounced white markings. Cultivation. Although spreading, this is a well-behaved species in the garden, suitable for edging as well as in the rockery. Persicaria 'Red Dragon' is great in the perennial border as well as in a mixed container planting. Persicaria microcephala 'Red Dragon' ... Red baneberry. Blooms for many weeks, especially in areas with cool summer nights. Sale Regular price $11.50 ($7.50 at nursery) 0 estimated available Size. Foliage develops bright red and gold tints later in … " '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. 4.6 out of 5 stars 3. Grow in any moist soil in sun or partial shade. This herbaceous clumping perennial makes a bold statement with its deep burgundy foliage. It has an open habit with fairly large heart-shaped pointed leaves. Cut back during early growing season to maintain a shorter, more compact plant, if desired. Persicaria 'Red Dragon' is not a runner, but tips that touch the ground may root if the soil is moist. Curious if we have your favorite plant or product in stock? Grows 3 to 4 feet tall and 4 to 5 feet wide. The most remarkable quality of Red Dragon Persicaria is its burgundy red patterned leaves and red stems, a plant grown much more for its foliage than flowers. Click to learn all about the genus Persicaria and to shop. Persicaria microcephala 'Red Dragon' in bloom. Plants are mounding, bearing sprays of tiny white flowers in late summer. STAY CONNECTED. Copyright © 2020 Plant Delights Nursery, Inc. | Price: $6.00 . Each leaf is sharply pointed, with maroon and green patterning and a pale white margin. STAY CONNECTED. Red Dragon may take 3 years before Pre-Order for. Family: Polygonaceae Cultural Code: HT HH what's this? See more ideas about Plants, Prune, How to find out. Each spring, deep red shoots emerge and lift themselves into a graceful arching form. USDA Z4 - Cold Hardy to -20 to -30(F) Sun. genus Persicaria. Suggested uses. Note: This plant is not currently for sale. The stems are bright red. Persicaria microcephala 'Red Dragon' (Knotweed 'Red Dragon') will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.9m after 2-5 years. species microcephala. More About Persicaria microcephala 'Red Dragon' (PP12062, COPF) AKA Polygonum microcephala 'Red Dragon'. Since 1988, THE source for buying native, rare, and unique perennials. Low growing and spreads quickly to inhibit weed growth but non invasive. Less invasive than the species. First asexual reproduction of ‘Red Dragon’ occurred in April of 1997 when the inventor, C. Greg Speichert, took cuttings of this new plant in St. John, Indiana. Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. Persicaria 'Red Dragon' is great in the perennial border as well as in a mixed container planting. Quantity. Qty: Add to Cart. 22 May, 2010; 14 likes; I love the silvery pattern on the leaves. Anemone x hybrida 'Honorine Jobert' Japanese anemone. Out of stock More info about our plant sizes. Call one of our locations directly and we'll be happy to check. Add to Wish List Add to Compare. Description. Persicaria microcephala 'Red Dragon' (P) Consumer Information. Persicaria microcephala 'Red Dragon' 15cm Pot Size. Bornagain . In climates with hot nights, the intensity of the leaf coloration will not be as dramatic. Can withstand temperatures down to -15c. Lance-shaped leaves emerge a bronze-purple. Mature leaves have a chocolate-brown centre surrounded by a … Persicaria 'Kahil', Persicaria alpina (syn.Polymorpha), Persicaria amplexicaulis, Persicaria microcephela 'Red Dragon', Persicaria vacciniifolia Besides ornamental grasses, I’m partial to robust hardy perennials that are easily propagated, low maintenance, and, work … No surplus. Pointy heart-shaped leaves are medium green with a silvery V-shaped marking, and a bronze centre. Cracking leaves Spritz, is it as persistent as some of its relatives? cultivar Red_Dragon. Each stem is lined with exquisite, tricolor, chevron-patterned leaves of purple, silver, and green. The stems are bright red. The leaf colouring changes from deep maroon with a silvery-white V-shaped marking in spring, to darker green with a maroon V-shape in summer. The first asexual reproduction of ‘Red Dragon’ occurred in April of 1997 when Greg Speichert took cuttings of this new plant in Indiana, USA. Dense groundcover, spreading less quickly than the species. Pollen and seed parents are Persicaria microcephala. From midsummer through fall, the tips of the plant are covered in tiny, white baby's breath-like flowers. NEWSLETTER. In Stock. common Fleece Flower. Persicaria microcephala 'Red Dragon' is one of a very few foliage-interest persicarias. Persicaria (per-sih-KAR-ee-uh) Species: microcephala (my-kro-SEF-uh-luh) Cultivar: Red … Persicaria microcephala ‘Red Dragon’ (P-0859) Each 8.50 Darkly alluring, this sumptuous perennial has plenty of reason to be “big headed,” so we find the epithet microcephala a somewhat dubious observation. Also known as white fleece flower and white dragon, giant fleece flower looks like a shrub but it grows like a herbaceous perennial, dying back to the ground in winter.However, it makes up for it by quickly growing upwards of five feet tall and almost as wide the following season. Flowers are fine and misty, hovering over the dark clump through summer & autumn. To prevent self sowing, remove seed stems promptly. This clump forming plant is used in borders, accents, mixed containers, massed, and is effective when combined with plants with contrasting foliage. Stock Number: 88772 Availability: In Stock . ... Salvia microphylla 'Hot Lips' (VR) £31.80. This is an archive page preserved for informational use. A beautiful foliage perennial. Grow in moist soil in sun or part-shade. Persicaria microcephala Red Dragon $ 9.00. They are known for their bright red stems and stunning, 3"-4", lance shaped, deep burgundy leaves accented with a central, silver or gray chevron. The late Midwest US plantsman Greg Speichert introduced this fabulous perennial which emerges in spring with dark burgundy-red stems that form a 3-4' tall x 4-5' wide plant. Persicaria microcephala 'Red Dragon' (P) Superb foliage, which varies in colour, but is mainly maroon with dark burgundy, heart-shaped centres surrounded by a minty-green chevron. hardiness zone. See who else has plants in genus Persicaria. Persicaria microcephala. The Red Dragon Fleeceflower is a fast growing, low maintenance, spreading perennial that grows 2-3 feet tall, with a 3 foot spread. Le Persicaria microcephala Red Dragon, est une magnifique vivace, cultivée, non pas pour ses petites fleurs en épis blanches, mais pour son surprenant feuillage brun-pourpre, maculé d'un V à l'envers, noir souligné d'argent. ‘Red Dragon’ was discovered as a naturally occurring mutant seedling that appeared in a crop of Persicaria microcephela being grown for medicinal purposes in Nanjing, China. Small white flowers at stem tips above lush foliage, Combine with chartreuse and silver foliage, When planting in containers, use Sloat Organic Potting Soil Feed with Maxsea All Purpose Plant Food. (The flower stalk in the upper right is of Acanthus spinosus.) It provides a neat, vase shaped clump growing to a tidy 45 cm high by around 75 cm wide. I put it in a temporary bed until I decide where its permanent home will be. A view of new leaves on the Knotweed (Persicaria microcephala) 'Red Dragon'. Future Delivery. The leaf colors are beautiful now, especially with the veil of small white flowers. Knotweed, Fleece Flower, Tovara 'Red Dragon' (Persicaria microcephala) blooms are very tiny. Comments on this photo. Persicaria microcephala Red Dragon Knotweed. Price: £31.75 (Excluding VAT at 20%) £9.70. Produces small spherical clusters 1cm (½in) across of flowers on stalks to 4cm (1½in) long from the axils of the upper leaves. Persicaria microcephala 'Red Dragon' was discovered as a naturally occurring mutant seedling that appeared in a crop of Persicaria microcephela being grown for medicinal purposes in Nanjing, China. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. An excellent foliage plant with silver, red and green, heart-shaped leaves and bearing sprays of tiny white flowers in late summer. Hardiness rating H5. Not a native (native to China) it will come back if nipped by a late frost and will suffer sunburn in afternoon sun. Persicaria 'Kahil', Persicaria alpina (syn.Polymorpha), Persicaria amplexicaulis, Persicaria microcephela 'Red Dragon', Persicaria vacciniifolia Besides ornamental grasses, I’m partial to robust hardy perennials that are easily propagated, low maintenance, and, work hard for their keep for as many months as possible. Persicaria microcephala ‘Red Dragon’ leaves are long & pointed, with the burgundy colouring deepening over summer to set off the white flowers perfectly. Best color of foliage in full sun, but plants must be kept moist to prevent wilting during hot weather. This photo is of species Persicaria 'Red Dragon'. ©2020 Sloat Garden Center All Rights Reserved. Someone gave me a plant of Persicaria microcephala 'Red Dragon' last fall. Category: Mail Order. In Stock. Narrative Description: Superb foliage, which varies in colour, but is mainly maroon with dark burgundy, heart-shaped centres surrounded by a minty-green chevron. Clumps of tiny, white flowers rest on the foliage. NEWSLETTER Get all latest company & event news direct to your inbox SIGN UP. In climates with hot nights, the intensity of the leaf coloration will not be as dramatic. In late summer and fall, sprays of small white gypsophila-like flowers appear. £6.70. The light and dark arrow-shaped variagation on the leaves matching the leaf shape makes this an interesting plant. CONTACT US. Persicaria 'Red Dragon' is not a runner, but tips that touch the ground may root if the soil is moist. 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