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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
US Patent # PP16421
EU Grant # --
Bloom Time June, July, August, September, October
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Green, Red
Dormancy Winter
Exposure Full Sun, Part Shade
Growth Habit Clumping
Growth Rate Fast
Hardiness Zone 6, 7, 8, 9
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.
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Persistence Deciduous
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 24" / 36" / 24"
Soil (Garden) Average
Water (Garden) Average
Special Uses --
Comments Reseeds for some.
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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