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