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Persicaria microcephala 'Silver Dragon'

Price:  £4.50
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Plant Family: Polygonaceae

Useful for:  Ground Cover or Underplanting
Season of Interest:  Spring to autumn
Position/ Situation:  Herbaceous Border
Sun or Shade:  Sun to Part Shade
Flower Colour:  White
Leaf Colour:  Silver
Height:  low (up to 3 feet)
Soil Type:  Normal, well-drained but moisture retentive
Soil PH:  No preference
Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy
Resistance to Honey Fungus:  Resistant to Honey Fungus


A great perennial for ground cover or filling big gaps in a big border. The triangular silvery leaves flushed with bronze and purple make a colourful foil for other plants. It does produce small white flowers in late summer but these are not very showy the main attraction is the foliage.  For sun or part shade in well drained soil


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Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category (Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: 9cm or 1 litre
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 2 or 3 litre (occasionally 1.5 litre)
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Size/Qty" on product information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall


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