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Red Dragon Knotweed (Persicaria)
Red Dragon Knotweed (Persicaria)
Red Dragon Knotweed (Persicaria)
Red Dragon Knotweed (Persicaria)

Red Dragon Knotweed (Persicaria)

$12.99

Fantastic as a unique, color-changing ground cover or border planting, Red Dragon Persicaria is a semi-evergreen with burgundy leaves boasting an eye-catching chevron stripe of blue-gray down the center. The foliage changes to silver-purple, then green with age. This vigorous perennial produces tiny white bloom clusters that adorn the leaf tips from midsummer to early fall. 

Care

Zones 5 - 9. Knotweed ‘Red Dragon’ is best grown in moist, moderately fertile, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. Soils should be kept evenly moist. ‘Red Dragon’ is a clump-forming sterile cultivar. The most remarkable quality of Red Dragon Persicaria is its burgundy red patterned leaves and red stems, a plant grown much more for its foliage than flowers. It will come back if nipped by a late frost and will suffer sunburn in afternoon sun.

Growth Habit

30-36" tall & wide. Blooms in mid-summer to early fall. Attracts butterflies. 

Toxicity

Not resistant to deer & rabbits.

Fantastic as a unique, color-changing ground cover or border planting, Red Dragon Persicaria is a semi-evergreen with burgundy leaves boasting an eye-catching chevron stripe of blue-gray down the center. The foliage changes to silver-purple, then green with age. This vigorous perennial produces tiny white bloom clusters that adorn the leaf tips from midsummer to early fall. 

Zones 5 - 9. Knotweed ‘Red Dragon’ is best grown in moist, moderately fertile, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. Soils should be kept evenly moist. ‘Red Dragon’ is a clump-forming sterile cultivar. The most remarkable quality of Red Dragon Persicaria is its burgundy red patterned leaves and red stems, a plant grown much more for its foliage than flowers. It will come back if nipped by a late frost and will suffer sunburn in afternoon sun.

30-36" tall & wide. Blooms in mid-summer to early fall. Attracts butterflies. 

Not resistant to deer & rabbits.

Plant size and shape may differ from what is pictured.

For mail orders: Plants may go through shock during shipping. Upon arrival, take the plant out and water it thoroughly. If you are not satisfied with your purchase, please notify us via email at sales@amgardens.com and include a photo(s) within 24 hours of plant arrival.

For in store purchases: If you are not satisfied with your purchase, please call us at 423-870-5000 or return the plant in its original pot/condition within 3 days. Trees and shrubs have a 1 year warranty (exceptions may apply), but we highly encourage you to give us a call or email if you notice issues with your plant. We'd love to help you figure out what's wrong and save your plant! 

Orders are shipped on Wednesdays and Thursdays; if your order is placed on a Wednesday, it may not ship until the following Wednesday. During peak season there may be delays in shipping. If it is too hot or cold, we suggest ordering during milder months to ensure plants arrive in best condition.