* Semi-evergreen 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'