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Persicaria microcephala 'Purple Fantasy' - 2016


By Andrewr

Persicaria microcephala 'Purple Fantasy' - 2016 (Persicaria microcephala)

There are reports from certain quarters that this plant is a thug. New to me here at Devonia, so the jury is still out. A moist, heavy soil in part shade suits it best.

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Not as much as Painters Pallet red dragon and batwings......this is fairly well behaved.....

5 Jul, 2016


Red Dragon grows the biggest for me. This, it's first year, it seems a bit lax in growth, that is not very upright.

5 Jul, 2016


DD - my Painter's Palette hasn't moved an inch in ten years.

5 Jul, 2016


My Painters Palette is the best it has ever been. All the rain we have had? but I did take an apple tree out of this border. Also first time ever, found a seedling of Painters Palette, disturbed soil? Bit like Poppys and disturbed soil?

6 Jul, 2016


Andrew we have PP growing in the concrete........I wish all our plants were that easy!!

6 Jul, 2016

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