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Persicaria ‘Dragon’s Eye’


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 Persicaria has striking colors – leaves are olive on the edges, silver in a chevron pattern, and brownish black in the large triangular basal spot. It forms a wonderful open weaving mound, which is much smaller than 'Red Dragon'.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 6-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 24″ / 30″ / 24″
Exposure: Full Sun, Part Shade
Bloom Time(s): August, September

SKU: PERDRAEYE Categories: ,
Common Name Ornamental persicaria
Family Polygonaceae
Genus Persicaria
species microcephala
Plant Type Perennial
US Patent # PP18132
EU Grant # --
Bloom Time August, September
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Green, Brown
Dormancy Winter
Exposure Full Sun, Part Shade
Growth Habit Mounding
Growth Rate Fast
Hardiness Zone 6, 7, 8, 9
How Different? Smaller plant than all the other "microcephala types", better markings than all the others.
Landscape Value Mixed beds or borders.
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Persistence Evergreen
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 24" / 30" / 24"
Soil (Garden) Average
Water (Garden) Average
Special Uses Deep South
Comments Small white flowers late summer or fall.
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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