I am so excited to find this information on Painter's Palette! Airy deep-pink spikes of delightfully graceful flowers appear in the autumn. February 01, 2009 If it gets a bit too tall for the area it is planted in, it can be lopped off with garden shears without damage and still looks good. Details 'Painter's Palette' is a clump-forming perennial to 90cm tall, with ovate leaves to 15cm long, boldly and irregularly splashed with yellow, and with a central deep red chevron; wispy spikes of tiny greenish flowers open in late summer and early autumn Seed for this plant is included on my seed trade list, About my plant portraits Persicaria virginiana (Variegated Group) 'Painter's Palette' Virginiana knotweed ... Persicaria microcephala 'Dragons Eye' In Stock. It typically forms a spreading foliage mound 18-24â tall and as wide. google_color_url = "008000"; If you I ate the seeds sometimes. 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