Plant ID forum: Free plant I found

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Mar 22, 2017 4:49 PM CST
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Name: Janine
NE Connecticut (Zone 6a)
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janinilulu
Mar 22, 2017 5:23 PM CST
Iresine, perhaps.
Name: greene
Savannah, GA (Sunset 28) (Zone 8b)
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greene
Mar 22, 2017 5:31 PM CST
Iresine herbstii

I found a photo of a very similar plant here:
https://toptropicals.com/catal...
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Name: Lin
Florida Zone 9b, 10a

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plantladylin
Mar 22, 2017 8:15 PM CST
I agree, it looks like Iresine, probably Bloodleaf (Iresine diffusa f. herbstii)

Iresine has such pretty leaf color!
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Name: Cheryl
Texas (Zone 9a)
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ShadyGreenThumb
Mar 22, 2017 8:27 PM CST
Very pretty! Good find. I guess there is another to add to my Wish List!
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Name: Carol
Santa Ana, ca
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ctcarol
Mar 23, 2017 6:31 PM CST
They are great for brightening a dark, shady area and start easily from cuttings.

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