Lance-shaped leaves emerge a bronze-purple. In Stock. ‘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. Persicaria microcephala 'Red Dragon' is one of a very few foliage-interest persicarias. Family: Polygonaceae Cultural Code: HT HH what's this? Persicaria (per-sih-KAR-ee-uh) Species: microcephala (my-kro-SEF-uh-luh) Cultivar: Red … Flowers are fine and misty, hovering over the dark clump through summer & autumn. species microcephala. NEWSLETTER Get all latest company & event news direct to your inbox SIGN UP. In spring, leaves have pronounced white markings. No surplus. In summer the plant is literally smothered with short spikes of rose-pink flowers. Not a native (native to China) it will come back if nipped by a late frost and will suffer sunburn in afternoon sun. Narrative Description: Superb foliage, which varies in colour, but is mainly maroon with dark burgundy, heart-shaped centres surrounded by a minty-green chevron. 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. 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 Stock. Persicaria microcephala 'Red Dragon' An ideal groundcover, producing small, arching, white bell-shaped flowers in spring. Clumps of tiny, white flowers rest on the foliage. genus Persicaria. 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. 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 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. spread 24 - 36 Inches. May 16, 2016 - Explore Shoot Limited's board "Persicaria", followed by 5741 people on Pinterest. Quantity. common Fleece Flower. Grows 3 to 4 feet tall and 4 to 5 feet wide. This clump forming plant is used in borders, accents, mixed containers, massed, and is effective when combined with plants with contrasting foliage. September 22, 2008 at 12:58 PM Foliage develops bright red and gold tints later in … I put it in a temporary bed until I decide where its permanent home will be. Someone gave me a plant of Persicaria microcephala 'Red Dragon' last fall. STAY CONNECTED. Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. Persicaria microcephala 'Red Dragon' ... Red baneberry. Description. Persicaria microphylla 'Red Dragon' By Spritzhenry. Persicaria 'Red Dragon' is great in the perennial border as well as in a mixed container planting. 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. The patterned leaves of purplish-red with silver maintain their color through fall. " '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. Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance, Prairie planting, Underplanting. Persicaria microcephala 'Red Dragon' (P) Consumer Information. 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. Blooms for many weeks, especially in areas with cool summer nights. Cut back during early growing season to maintain a shorter, more compact plant, if desired. ... Salvia microphylla 'Hot Lips' (VR) £31.80. Persicaria microcephala 'Red Dragon' 15cm Pot Size. The light and dark arrow-shaped variagation on the leaves matching the leaf shape makes this an interesting plant. Future Delivery. Pre-Order for. 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. 9241 Sauls Rd, Raleigh, NC 27603 | All rights reserved. Pointy heart-shaped leaves are medium green with a silvery V-shaped marking, and a bronze centre. Each stem is lined with exquisite, tricolor, chevron-patterned leaves of purple, silver, and green. From midsummer through fall, the tips of the plant are covered in tiny, white baby's breath-like flowers. Curious if we have your favorite plant or product in stock? £6.70. Persicaria microcephala Red Dragon $ 9.00. The first asexual reproduction of ‘Red Dragon’ occurred in April of 1997 when Greg Speichert took cuttings of this new plant in Indiana, USA. Sale Regular price $11.50 ($7.50 at nursery) 0 estimated available Size. 4.6 out of 5 stars 3. 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’ (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. Click Add to Wishlist to receive an email if this plant is back in stock. hardiness zone. Low growing and spreads quickly to inhibit weed growth but non invasive. Rudbeckia fulgida var. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. It has grown to over three feet wide. Out of stock More info about our plant sizes. Persicaria microcephala 'Red Dragon' (Knotweed 'Red Dragon') will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.9m after 2-5 years. A beautiful foliage perennial. 22 May, 2010; 14 likes; I love the silvery pattern on the leaves. The Red Dragon Fleeceflower is a fast growing, low maintenance, spreading perennial that grows 2-3 feet tall, with a 3 foot spread. 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. 50 Plants / Tray. A view of new leaves on the Knotweed (Persicaria microcephala) 'Red Dragon'. Call one of our locations directly and we'll be happy to check. NEWSLETTER. Suggested uses. - The red dragon plant has burgundy leaves highlighted with a blue-gray chevron in the center. ©2020 Sloat Garden Center All Rights Reserved. The stems are bright red. See more ideas about Plants, Prune, How to find out. In climates with hot nights, the intensity of the leaf coloration will not be as dramatic. 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. Price: £31.75 (Excluding VAT at 20%) Although spreading, this is a well-behaved species in the garden, suitable for edging as well as in the rockery. Hardiness rating H5. Copyright © 2020 Plant Delights Nursery, Inc. | For immediate help or to order plants call, Persicaria microcephala 'Red Dragon' PP 12,062. Cultivation. Persicaria microcephala. It has an open habit with fairly large heart-shaped pointed leaves. This photo is of species Persicaria 'Red Dragon'. Comments on this photo. The stems are bright red. Cracking leaves Spritz, is it as persistent as some of its relatives? Add to Wish List Add to Compare. 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. Dense groundcover, spreading less quickly than the species. Price: $6.00 . Persicaria microcephala ‘Red Dragon’ leaves are long & pointed, with the burgundy colouring deepening over summer to set off the white flowers perfectly. Persicaria microcephala 'Red Dragon' PP12062, Fleeceflower. USDA Z4 - Cold Hardy to -20 to -30(F) Sun. Anemone x hybrida 'Honorine Jobert' Japanese anemone. This herbaceous clumping perennial makes a bold statement with its deep burgundy foliage. Grow in moist soil in sun or part-shade. 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. This is a really excellent foliage plant if you want to add a dramatic splash of burgundy foliage into a scheme. buy Persicaria microcephala 'Red Dragon'. Knotweed, Fleece Flower, Tovara 'Red Dragon' (Persicaria microcephala) blooms are very tiny. height 24 - 36 Inches. Persicaria microcephala ‘Red Dragon’ is an unusual herbaceous plant, grown for its foliage rather than flowers. Since 1988, THE source for buying native, rare, and unique perennials. cultivar Red_Dragon. Category: Mail Order. Pollen and seed parents are Persicaria microcephala. An excellent foliage plant with silver, red and green, heart-shaped leaves and bearing sprays of tiny white flowers in late summer. (The flower stalk in the upper right is of Acanthus spinosus.) Bornagain . Can withstand temperatures down to -15c. Vibrant foliage is splashed with burgundy, mint green, and silver. Persicaria microcephala Red Dragon Knotweed. Best color of foliage in full sun, but plants must be kept moist to prevent wilting during hot weather. 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. Grow in any moist soil in sun or partial shade. Qty: Add to Cart. Persicaria microcephala 'Red Dragon' in bloom. CONTACT US. available. £9.70. Persicaria 'Red Dragon' is not a runner, but tips that touch the ground may root if the soil is moist. It quickly develops into a handsome, upright clump. To prevent self sowing, remove seed stems promptly. An excellent foliage plant in the border, and especially good in tubs or mixed containers. Each leaf is sharply pointed, with maroon and green patterning and a pale white margin. The leaf colors are beautiful now, especially with the veil of small white flowers. See who else has plants in genus Persicaria. Stock Number: 88772 Availability: In Stock . It provides a neat, vase shaped clump growing to a tidy 45 cm high by around 75 cm 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. More About Persicaria microcephala 'Red Dragon' (PP12062, COPF) AKA Polygonum microcephala 'Red Dragon'. Less invasive than the species. Produces small spherical clusters 1cm (½in) across of flowers on stalks to 4cm (1½in) long from the axils of the upper leaves. Click to learn all about the genus Persicaria and to shop. Mature leaves have a chocolate-brown centre surrounded by a … 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. STAY CONNECTED. 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