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Persicaria ‘Dragon’s Eye’


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 Persicaria has striking colors – leaves are olive on the edges, silver in a chevron pattern, and brownish black in the large triangular basal spot. It forms a wonderful open weaving mound, which is much smaller than ‘Red Dragon’.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 6-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 24″ / 30″ / 24″
Exposure: Full Sun, Part Shade
Bloom Time(s): August, September

SKU: PERDRAEYE Categories: ,
Common Name Ornamental persicaria
Family Polygonaceae
Genus Persicaria
species microcephala
Plant Type Perennial
Persistence Evergreen
US Patent # PP18132
EU Grant # --
Hardiness Zone 6, 7, 8, 9
Growth Habit Mounding
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 24" / 30" / 24"
Finish Time Fast (4-6 Weeks)
Bloom Time August, September
Growth Rate Fast
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Flowering Season Summer
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Green, Brown
Soil (Garden) Average
pH 5.8 - 7.2
Exposure Full Sun, Part Shade
Special Uses Deep South
Nutritional Needs 150 - 200 ppm
Dormancy Winter
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
Water (Garden) Average
How Different? Smaller plant than all the other "microcephala types", better markings than all the others.
Landscape Value Mixed beds or borders.
Finish Time to 4" 4 weeks
Comments Small white flowers late summer or fall.
Grower Notes --
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