cultivar Red_Dragon. Each spring, deep red shoots emerge and lift themselves into a graceful arching form. Can withstand temperatures down to -15c. Persicaria 'Red Dragon' is not a runner, but tips that touch the ground may root if the soil is moist. Not a native (native to China) it will come back if nipped by a late frost and will suffer sunburn in afternoon sun. In Stock. Red Dragon may take 3 years before This photo is of species Persicaria 'Red Dragon'. Cultivation. Each leaf is sharply pointed, with maroon and green patterning and a pale white margin. An excellent foliage plant in the border, and especially good in tubs or mixed containers. 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 Sale Regular price $11.50 ($7.50 at nursery) 0 estimated available Size. Call one of our locations directly and we'll be happy to check. spread 24 - 36 Inches. Persicaria 'Red Dragon' is great in the perennial border as well as in a mixed container planting. Note: This plant is not currently for sale. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. See more ideas about Plants, Prune, How to find out. The Red Dragon Fleeceflower is a fast growing, low maintenance, spreading perennial that grows 2-3 feet tall, with a 3 foot spread. Persicaria microcephala. Dense groundcover, spreading less quickly than the species. More About Persicaria microcephala 'Red Dragon' (PP12062, COPF) AKA Polygonum microcephala 'Red Dragon'. This herbaceous clumping perennial makes a bold statement with its deep burgundy foliage. In climates with hot nights, the intensity of the leaf coloration will not be as dramatic. Stock Number: 88772 Availability: In Stock . Low growing and spreads quickly to inhibit weed growth but non invasive. Persicaria microcephala Red Dragon Knotweed. Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance, Prairie planting, Underplanting. Each stem is lined with exquisite, tricolor, chevron-patterned leaves of purple, silver, and green. Price: £31.75 (Excluding VAT at 20%) Persicaria (per-sih-KAR-ee-uh) Species: microcephala (my-kro-SEF-uh-luh) Cultivar: Red … From midsummer through fall, the tips of the plant are covered in tiny, white baby's breath-like flowers. Persicaria microcephala 'Red Dragon' (P) Consumer Information. Someone gave me a plant of Persicaria microcephala 'Red Dragon' last fall. The stems are bright red. Persicaria microcephala 'Red Dragon' Fleeceflower / Tovara. 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. Grow in moist soil in sun or part-shade. 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. Hardiness rating H5. common Fleece Flower. Description. The first asexual reproduction of ‘Red Dragon’ occurred in April of 1997 when Greg Speichert took cuttings of this new plant in Indiana, USA. An excellent foliage plant with silver, red and green, heart-shaped leaves and bearing sprays of tiny white flowers in late summer. Persicaria microcephala ‘Red Dragon’ leaves are long & pointed, with the burgundy colouring deepening over summer to set off the white flowers perfectly. 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. 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. Grow in any moist soil in sun or partial shade. 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. Best color of foliage in full sun, but plants must be kept moist to prevent wilting during hot weather. Click to learn all about the genus Persicaria and to shop. Family: Polygonaceae Cultural Code: HT HH what's this? height 24 - 36 Inches. Less invasive than the species. The leaf colors are beautiful now, especially with the veil of small white flowers. Grows 3 to 4 feet tall and 4 to 5 feet wide. Knotweed, Fleece Flower, Tovara 'Red Dragon' (Persicaria microcephala) blooms are very tiny. May 16, 2016 - Explore Shoot Limited's board "Persicaria", followed by 5741 people on Pinterest. Click Add to Wishlist to receive an email if this plant is back in stock. It quickly develops into a handsome, upright clump. Quantity. 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. In climates with hot nights, the intensity of the leaf coloration will not be as dramatic. Persicaria 'Red Dragon' is not a runner, but tips that touch the ground may root if the soil is moist. In Stock. " '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. Blooms for many weeks, especially in areas with cool summer nights. Persicaria 'Red Dragon' is great in the perennial border as well as in a mixed container planting. ... Salvia microphylla 'Hot Lips' (VR) £31.80. buy Persicaria microcephala 'Red Dragon'. ©2020 Sloat Garden Center All Rights Reserved. Comments on this photo. Pollen and seed parents are Persicaria microcephala. NEWSLETTER. This is an archive page preserved for informational use. See who else has plants in genus Persicaria. 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 … Persicaria microcephala 'Red Dragon' An ideal groundcover, producing small, arching, white bell-shaped flowers in spring. Although spreading, this is a well-behaved species in the garden, suitable for edging as well as in the rockery. No surplus. Bornagain . To prevent self sowing, remove seed stems promptly. 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. Out of stock More info about our plant sizes. genus Persicaria. The stems are bright red. Add to Wish List Add to Compare. Persicaria microcephala 'Red Dragon' (Knotweed 'Red Dragon') will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.9m after 2-5 years. Future Delivery. Copyright © 2020 Plant Delights Nursery, Inc. | 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. Foliage develops bright red and gold tints later in … Clumps of tiny, white flowers rest on the foliage. It has grown to over three feet wide. 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. ‘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. Cracking leaves Spritz, is it as persistent as some of its relatives? hardiness zone. In late summer and fall, sprays of small white gypsophila-like flowers appear. 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. 50 Plants / Tray. A beautiful foliage perennial. Pointy heart-shaped leaves are medium green with a silvery V-shaped marking, and a bronze centre. Category: Mail Order. Persicaria microcephala 'Red Dragon' ... Red baneberry. Anemone x hybrida 'Honorine Jobert' Japanese anemone. USDA Z4 - Cold Hardy to -20 to -30(F) Sun. Vibrant foliage is splashed with burgundy, mint green, and silver. Suggested uses. Mature leaves have a chocolate-brown centre surrounded by a … Narrative Description: Superb foliage, which varies in colour, but is mainly maroon with dark burgundy, heart-shaped centres surrounded by a minty-green chevron. September 22, 2008 at 12:58 PM Qty: Add to Cart. Persicaria microcephala Red Dragon $ 9.00. 9241 Sauls Rd, Raleigh, NC 27603 | All rights reserved. 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. The light and dark arrow-shaped variagation on the leaves matching the leaf shape makes this an interesting plant. CONTACT US. 22 May, 2010; 14 likes; I love the silvery pattern on the leaves. NEWSLETTER Get all latest company & event news direct to your inbox SIGN UP. Lance-shaped leaves emerge a bronze-purple. It has an open habit with fairly large heart-shaped pointed leaves. Since 1988, THE source for buying native, rare, and unique perennials. - The red dragon plant has burgundy leaves highlighted with a blue-gray chevron in the center. Persicaria microcephala 'Red Dragon' 15cm Pot Size. Rudbeckia fulgida var. species microcephala. The patterned leaves of purplish-red with silver maintain their color through fall. STAY CONNECTED. Persicaria microcephala ‘Red Dragon’ is an unusual herbaceous plant, grown for its foliage rather than flowers. Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. This clump forming plant is used in borders, accents, mixed containers, massed, and is effective when combined with plants with contrasting foliage. In spring, leaves have pronounced white markings. Produces small spherical clusters 1cm (½in) across of flowers on stalks to 4cm (1½in) long from the axils of the upper leaves. (The flower stalk in the upper right is of Acanthus spinosus.) 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. Cut back during early growing season to maintain a shorter, more compact plant, if desired. Persicaria microphylla 'Red Dragon' By Spritzhenry. Persicaria microcephala 'Red Dragon' PP12062, Fleeceflower. Price: $6.00 . £6.70. STAY CONNECTED. 4.6 out of 5 stars 3. A view of new leaves on the Knotweed (Persicaria microcephala) 'Red Dragon'. Curious if we have your favorite plant or product in stock? Persicaria microcephala 'Red Dragon' in bloom. 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. Plants are mounding, bearing sprays of tiny white flowers in late summer. In summer the plant is literally smothered with short spikes of rose-pink flowers. 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