Decorative,green foliage with violet-red veins on this attractive unusual plant. Mature plants often have bronzey-red foliage. Plant has a clumping habitat and grows 12-18" tall with a 12-18" spread. An edible plant, young leaves are most desirable and more preferable than the larger, older leaves.
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Plant Bloody Dock in full sun, in moist, well drained soil. Do not allow soil to dry out. This plant self seeds, we advise you to trim off flower stalks as soon as they appear to avoid it becoming invasive in your flower garden. Old leaves may be trimmed off allowing for brighter colored new growth. May be propagated by seed or division. Winter Hardy in the north.