Scientific Name: Rumex sanguineus
Common Name: bloody dock, red veined dock
Family Name: Polygonaceae
Origin: Europe
Hardiness Zone: Zone 4: (-34 to -29 °C)
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial
Mature Size: 0.2 - 0.4m x 0.1 - 0.3m (height x width)
Habit: Spreading, Upright
Form: Mounded
Texture: Medium - coarse
Landscape Uses: Container planting, Herb, Perennial border, Small garden/space, Summer interest, Urban agriculture, Waterside planting, Woodland margin
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade, Filtered shade
Soil or Media: Humus rich, Well-drained
Leaves: Simple, Basal, Heavily veined, Elliptic, Lanceolate, Crenate, Undulate (wavy)
Flowers: Panicle, Red, Jun-Jul
Fruit: Achene, Brown, Aug
Key ID Features:
Leaves elliptic with wavy-crenate margins and red veins.