Persicaria virginiana 'Painter's Palette'

Painter's Palette Variegated Fleece Flower

Deciduous, Herbaceous Perennial

This fun-to-grow herbaceous perennial for shade sports an unusual and showy tricolor variegation; the main body of the leaf is a yellowish green and cream variegation and it's marked with a burgundy chevron stripe. Effective paired with blue foliage, or accentuate the dark chevron stripe by pairing it with red or burgundy foliage.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Exposure: Part Sun, Full Shade, Part Shade, Filtered Sun, Morning Sun, Open Shade

Water Needs: Average, Regular / Even


Size: 18 - 36 tall x 18 - 36 wide
Shape / Form: Mounding
Foliage Texture: Bold, Medium
Foliage Quality: Colorful

Features: Attractive Foliage, Low Maintenance

Foliage Color: Mutli-color, Variegated

Flower Color: Red
Bloom Season: Summer
Flower Shape: Spike /Spire

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Mixed Border, Beds and Borders, Container
Special Situations: Deep Shade
Wildlife: Deer Resistant, Butterflies

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Spring, Summer, Fall, Three Seasons of Interest
Collections: eGardenGo Favorite

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: medium

Plant Combos