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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
US Patent # PP17325
EU Grant # --
Bloom Time June, July, August, September, October
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Purple, Brown, Green
Dormancy --
Exposure Full Sun, Part Shade
Growth Habit Mounding
Growth Rate Fast
Hardiness Zone 6, 7, 8, 9
How Different? Better habit, different foliage markings.
Landscape Value Filler, container contrast, good in between shrubs for contrast.
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Persistence Deciduous
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 18" / 36" / 20"
Soil (Garden) Average
Water (Garden) Average
Special Uses --
Comments Doesn't creep or reseed.
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
EC 1.0 – 2.0
pH 5.8 – 7.2
Fertility Needs 150 – 200 ppm
Finish Time to 4″ 4 – 5 weeks
Finish Time to Gallon 6 – 10 weeks
Day Length for Flowering Long Day
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