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REDDISH PURPLE LEAVES! Use this eye-catching beauty to draw attention to your water garden! Red-veined and lively, it is guaranteed to turn heads and prompt a visitor to ask ‘What’s that?’
GROW YOUR OWN OASIS! Turn your drab pond into a lush paradise simply by adding bloody dock! Aquatic plants are ESSENTIAL for giving any pond or bog a natural, beautiful look and bloody dock’s low maintenance foliage is even evergreen!
A DOCK A DAY KEEPS THE DOCTOR AWAY! The young leaves of bloody dock are edible!! Freshly picked, they make lemony, highly nutritious additions to salads, soups, omelets and sauces!
WINTER HARDY & BLACK THUMB FRIENDLY! Pond plants are forgiving & super simple to grow for years to come! All they need is plenty of moisture & some gravel or soil to hold roots in place! Easy as that!
100% QUALITY GUARANTEE! Our plants are grown & shipped by skilled, trusted aquatic plant experts. Your plant is guaranteed to arrive alive and healthy!
POND PLANT BIO: This stellar perennial has distinctively marked lance-shaped leaves with intricate colorful veins of red to purple. Cut back flowers to promote bushier basal growth and to prevent self seeding. Perfect for borders, container gardens and along pond edges. Bloody dock requires consistently moist soil and shallow water. Use it as an edging plant or an accent to contrast with light green or purple-leaved plants and is a great complement to red or blue flowers!
Common name: bloody dock
Botanical name: Rumex sanguineus
Plant height: 1 – 1.5′
Plant spread: 1- 1.5′
Light requirements: Full sun
Water depth: 2 inches
USDA hardiness zones: 5 – 8
NOTES FROM THE EXPERTS AT CHALILY: Our live plants are delivered as bare root plants. This means that the plant has mature, growing root structures ready to be planted. We recommend Chalily Lily and Lotus Fertilizer for all flowering aquatic plants.