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Persicaria polymorpha

Also called Great White Fleece Flower, Giant Fleece Flower


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Persicaria polymorpha - White Dragon

More About Persicaria polymorpha

  • AKA Polygonum polymorpha
  • Numerous, white flowers make up the large, beard-like plumes
  • Lance-shaped, mid-green leaves on thick, bamboo-like stalks
  • Good for the back border, or as a specimen
  • Bloom Time: June to September
  • Flower Height: 180 cm
  • Foliage Height: 180 cm
  • Flower Size: 18-24 cm

Zone:

3

Height:

160-180 cm

Spread:

125-140 cm

Colour:

White
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White Dragon Growing and Maintenance Tips

Plant in full sun or partial shade in the back border. It will not self-seed, will thrive on a wet site and can be divided in the spring or fall. Suitable for naturalization in a woodland or meadow. Shows some tolerance for some shade and dry conditions. 


Persicaria polymorpha Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Fast
Fast
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Long Blooming
Long Blooming
Fragrant
Fragrant

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Flowering Time

Lt. Sum-Fall
Lt. Spr-Sum
Summer

Habit

Vase-shape
Clumping

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Foundation planting
Specimen