* Perennial

1m h x spreading clump

* Full sun to full shade, good in dry shade

* Flowers late summer/autumn

* Foliage gets redder in sunnier postions, in shade has a pretty purple-silver colour

* Prefers moist, well drained soils but tolerates dry conditons well in shade, can be shallow bog plant too

* Low to medium water needs, more sun more water needed

* High frost tolerance


Persicaria microcephala 'Red Dragon'