Bloodleaf (Iresine diffusa f. herbstii)

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Iresine diffusa f. herbstii Accepted
Iresine herbstii Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots


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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Does anyone what this plant is called? by Jsld Jan 12, 2019 7:56 AM 12
Beautiful hot pink leaves by martham92 Jul 7, 2018 4:16 PM 4
alternanthera? by piksihk May 26, 2018 3:20 PM 2
Plant name by LadyC101 Apr 27, 2018 4:17 PM 3
Looking for a plant I had years ago - I don't know the name by Diane324 Apr 6, 2018 5:51 PM 4
Iresine diffusa Aureo-reticulata by carolem Dec 1, 2017 4:36 PM 3

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