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Bloody Sorrel / Red Dock

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Upright, bright green leaves have exquisite deep red veins. A colorful and unique addition to perennial borders and mixed container plantings. Herbaceous. Photo credit: Richard Shiell


  • Full Sun, Partial Sun

  • Moderate

  • Height
    2 feet or less

  • Spread
    1—2 feet

Availability: Out of stock



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.

Brand Monrovia
Botanical Name Rumex sanguineus ssp. sanguineus
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Subtype SUN/SHADE FOLIAGE
Foliage Color Multicolored
Light Needs Full Sun, Partial Sun
Water Needs Moderate
USDA Cold Hardiness Zones 6 - 10
Height 2 feet or less
Spread 1—2 feet
Special Uses Dramatic Foliage Color

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