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Blood Leaf, Beefsteak Plant
Iresine lindenii Formosa


Reniform leaves which attach opposite on the stem; dark red foliage with lighter veins; flowers in spikes, not ornamental.

Plant Form or Habit: upright

Plant Use: rotational color pot plant

Exposure: medium

Flower Color: not ornamental

Blooming Period:

Height: Up to 3 feet

Width: 1 foot

Foliage Texture: medium

Heat Tolerance: low

Water Requirements: medium

Additional Comments: Do not allow plant to dry out, keep evenly moist; bright, cool light; pinch back to shape; may be placed outdoors in a sheltered place in the summer.


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