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Persicaria ‘Chocolate Dragon’


This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our Licensees or Retail Sources.

This is a low mounding plant with leaves of purple-brown when young and mature to a chocolate brown with silvery olive chevron. Better branching over ‘Red Dragon’.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 6-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 18″ / 36″ / 20″
Exposure: Full Sun, Part Shade
Bloom Time(s): June, July, August, September, October

SKU: PERCHODRA Categories: ,
Common Name Ornamental persicaria
Family Polygonaceae
Genus Persicaria
species microcephala
Plant Type Perennial
Persistence Deciduous
US Patent # PP17325
EU Grant # --
Hardiness Zone 6, 7, 8, 9
Growth Habit Mounding
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 18" / 36" / 20"
Finish Time Fast (4-6 Weeks)
Bloom Time June, July, August, September, October
Growth Rate Fast
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Flowering Season Summer
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Purple, Brown, Green
Soil (Garden) Average
pH 5.8 - 7.2
Exposure Full Sun, Part Shade
Special Uses --
Nutritional Needs 150 - 200 ppm
Dormancy --
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
Water (Garden) Average
How Different? Better habit, different foliage markings.
Landscape Value Filler, container contrast, good in between shrubs for contrast.
Finish Time to 4" 4 weeks
Comments Doesn't creep or reseed.
Grower Notes --
Persicaria 'Chocolate Dragon' - Product Profile
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