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Persicaria ‘Night 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.


Very deep brown maroon foliage with striking markings on large leaves. Thick, stiff maroon stems. Striking foliage plant for mixed beds and in back of the border.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 6-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 48″ / 36″ / 36″
Exposure: Full Sun, Part Shade
Bloom Time(s): June, July, August, September, October

SKU: PERNIGDRA Categories: ,
Common Name Ornamental persicaria
Family Polygonaceae
Genus Persicaria
species microcephala
Plant Type Perennial
US Patent # --
EU Grant # --
Bloom Time June, July, August, September, October
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Red, Brown
Dormancy --
Exposure Full Sun, Part Shade
Growth Habit Clumping, Upright
Growth Rate Fast
Hardiness Zone 6, 7, 8, 9
How Different? --
Landscape Value Striking foliage plant for mixed beds and in back of the border.
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Persistence Deciduous
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 48" / 36" / 36"
Soil (Garden) Average
Water (Garden) Average
Special Uses --
Comments --
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″ 3 – 5 weeks
Finish Time to Gallon
Day Length for Flowering Long Day
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