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Persicaria microphylla 'Red Dragon'


Persicaria microphylla 'Red Dragon' (Persicaria 'Red Dragon')

I love the silvery pattern on the leaves.



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Cracking leaves Spritz, is it as persistent as some of its relatives?

22 May, 2010

 

No - it reaches out with its stems. and I discovered that they sometimes root themselves...then tiny flowers appear. I shall know how to keep it under control this year!

22 May, 2010

 

The leaves look as if made of silk

22 May, 2010

 

I hadn't seen that before! I just love this plant - and I have GOY to thank, because I first saw it on here.

22 May, 2010

 

I have often heard Carol Klein referring to this plant....its a favourite of hers.......lovely..

22 May, 2010

 

I'm not surprised...maybe she's been looking at GOY as well! LOL.

23 May, 2010

 

Have planted ours now, love the colour, now that I have washed the pigeon deposits off!!

23 May, 2010

 

Ho hum - they are a pain in a garden, aren't they!

24 May, 2010

 

sure are, wish they would clear off to France.....

24 May, 2010

 

Or Russia, or the moon...the further away, the better! LOL.

25 May, 2010



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