Tri Color Dock
Hardy in zones 6-8, Tri Color Dock grows 1-2' tall in moist soils with full sun to part shade. With its bold leaves distinctively marked with deep red or purple veins, it is grown mostly as a foliage plant. It produces erect stems of tiny green flowers that turn reddish brown but it is the variegated leaves which make this a suitable accent plant in a container or water garden. Does best in cooler areas of the garden.