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Persicaria microcephala 'Red Dragon'
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synonyms: Persicaria 'Red Dragon'
growth rate: fast
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: maroon
flower colour: pink
main season: Summer
full sun, part shade
moist soil, wet/waterlogged soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
Excellent rich foliage with pointed, heart-shaped leaves of dark maroon, burgundy-red and light silvery green. Small creamy white or pink flowers. Does not set seed.
Any moist soil in full sun or part shade. Best colour in sun and warm conditions.
By division. This variety is sterile and does not set seed.
Striking foliage plant for borders.
Selected by Crystal Palace Nurseries in the USA.