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PERSICARIA microcephala 'Red Dragon'
Commonly known as Bistort, Knotweed
Tall and spreading variety with dramatic brownish-red leaves with black markings
Pests & Diseases - none.
Place of Origin - garden origin.
Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
Height - 75cm (30in)
Spread - 50cm (20in)
Ground Cover - These plants are typically low growing and spread quickly to inhibit weed growth on areas of bare soil
Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - graceful, vase-shaped habit. Long, heart-shaped leaves. Colour changes with the seasons. Silvery, metallic, chevron-shaped marking in spring. Forms a natural mound with sprays of tiny flowers.
Clay or heavy soil
No Preference - any moist soil
Wet or boggy soil
Flower Colour - White
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Harrod Horticulture Plant Supports - Plant & Border Supports
Curved border restraints
The border restraints are made from sturdy, solid 6mm galvanised steel wire and powder coated dark olive green, available in a variety of sizes providing strong plant support to stop plants falling across lawns and paths
4 options from £14.50
Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00
Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
2 options from £6.00
Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.