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

persicaria microphylla red dragon

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