suppliers. 2. Using a piece of stiff wire bent into a U, pin a lower stem to the ground about 6"12" from the tip. Join now and start creating your dream garden! Note this is the default cart. A spreading ground cover perennial most suitable for a position in sun or dappled shade with shelter from strong wind. As they mature, they turn silver-purple and finally green. Well-behaved, Persicaria microcephala 'Red Dragon' (Knotweed) is a vigorous, clump-forming, semi-evergreen perennial boasting lance-shaped, burgundy leaves adorned with a bold blue-gray chevron in their center when young. These plants will have a lot more details displayed including an image. A beautiful foliage perennial. £5.70. Plants are mounding, bearing sprays of tiny white flowers in late summer. Join the RHS today and support our charitable work, Keep track of your plants with reminders & care tips – all to help you grow successfully, For the latest on RHS Shows in 2020 and 2021, read more, RHS members get free access to RHS Gardens, Free entry to RHS members at selected times », Reduced prices on RHS Garden courses and workshops, Our Garden Centres and online shops are packed with unique and thoughtful gifts and decorations to make your Christmas sparkle, General enquiries Persicaria microcephala ‘Red Dragon’ leaves are long & pointed, with the burgundy colouring deepening over summer to set off the white flowers perfectly. Highland Jeannie Posts: 381. Grow in moist soil in sun or part-shade. The first asexual reproduction of ‘Red Dragon’ occurred in April of 1997 when Greg Speichert took cuttings of this new plant in Indiana, USA. Peucedanum verticillare. An unusual herbaceous plant, Persicaria microcephala 'Red Dragon' has dark maroon red & green leaves with a striking white markings. Hardiness zone 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b. Banks and Slopes Flower borders and beds Ground Cover Persicaria Microcephala 'Red Dragon' from Burncoose Nurseries available online to buy - Information: tall and spreading variety with dramatic brownish-red leaves with black markings. Virtually all of the features of the old searches are still available and in addition we have added several new features to create a more comprehensive and user friendly search experience. Propagate by stem tip cuttings or by division, Suggested planting locations and garden types Dramatic year round colour from foliage. Flowers are fine and misty, hovering over the dark clump through summer & autumn. Persicaria Persicaria. We use cookies on this website, you can read about them here. Another very effective siting we saw once was on a river bank - the banks of our local and legendary chalk stream, the River Test, in fact. 80 x 40 (200 x 100) Pale Yellow. Check these Great Plant Combination Ideas with Persicaria - Fleeceflowers, A Late Summer Border Idea with Dahlias, Helenium and Persicaria, A Charming Late Summer Garden Idea with Japanese Anemones and Mountain Fleece, A Long-Lasting Planting Idea with Grasses, Anemone, Joe-Pye Weed and Persicaria, A Charming Late Summer Garden Idea with Japanese Anemones, Sedum and Grasses, A Beautiful Fall Border Idea with Asters, Verbena and Grasses, A Pretty Border Idea with Alliums and Persicaria, A Pretty Late Season Border Idea with Asters, Roses and Grasses, Dahlias and Companion Plants - Purple & Apricot Theme, Dahlias and Companion Plants - Gold & Vermilion Theme, Persicaria microcephala 'Red Dragon' (Knotweed). Cookies, This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google. A dense groundcover, spreading less quickly than the species. knotweed 'Red Dragon', Synonyms Only plants will be removed from the collection. From midsummer to early fall, tiny white flowers cluster at the tips. They are: This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects. Persicaria Red Dragon. 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. 020 3176 5800 A beautiful foliage perennial. While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. June, July, August. 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