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Persicaria ‘Silver 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 plant is a standout with exciting silvered leaves with a reddish edge. ‘Silver Dragon’ is a non-running variety and can be used alone or in mass. Small white flowers in late summer.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 6-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 24″ / 36″ / 24″
Exposure: Full Sun, Part Shade
Bloom Time(s): June, July, August, September, October

SKU: PERSILDRA Categories: ,
Common Name Ornamental persicaria
Family Polygonaceae
Genus Persicaria
species microcephala
Plant Type Perennial
Persistence Deciduous
US Patent # PP16421
EU Grant # --
Hardiness Zone 6, 7, 8, 9
Growth Habit Clumping
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 24" / 36" / 24"
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 Green, Red
Soil (Garden) Average
pH 5.8 - 7.2
Exposure Full Sun, Part Shade
Special Uses --
Nutritional Needs 150 - 200 ppm
Dormancy Winter
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
Water (Garden) Average
How Different? Much smaller than 'Red Dragon' with a mounding rather than a sprawling habit, silver rather than red leaves.
Landscape Value Mass to accent other plants, great in combinations, background.
Finish Time to 4" 4 weeks
Comments Reseeds for some.
Grower Notes --
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