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Persicaria microcephala 'Red Dragon'
Common Name: Snakeweed Family: Polygonaceae (The Buckwheat Family)

Persicaria microcephala 'Red Dragon'
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Notes:
Dramatic purple and silver lance-shaped leaves marked with a mint chevron on somewhat arching purple stems. Tiny white baby's breath-like flowers appear from mid-summer and last into fall. Not invasive. I wouldn't be without this plant in my own garden. It's a real knock-out for the sun border.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height2-4'  Bloom TimeSummer 
Spread2-3'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureLoves Sun Sun Part Sun Part Shade  Foliage Colour 
Soil MoistureAverage  Stem ColourPurple 
Hardiness Zone3-9  BerriesNo 
BC Native    

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