Bloody Sorrel / Red Dock
Rumex sanguineus ssp. sanguineus
Full sun, Partial sun
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Average Size at Maturity||Leafy foliage forms a clump 15 in. tall and wide.|
|Design Ideas||Feature this herb with moisture loving foundation planting where unique color is appreciated close up. Naturally adapted to in dappled light under shade trees and woodland groves where they draw the eye into lesser known copses. Preference for damp gound makes dock perfect around ponds and water gardens, particularly in marshy boggy edges. A favorite of cottage herb gardens just got better with bold color that really stands well with new foliage effects perennials. A real attention getter for pots and boxes at close range on porch or patio.|
|Landscape Use||Green Roof|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Flower & Rose Food|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color|
|Watering Needs||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Key Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color|
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. For a neat appearance, remove old foliage before new leaves emerge. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 6 - 10