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James H. Schutte

(Blazin' Rose Iresine, Bloodleaf, Irisine)

One of several new cultivars that are redefining this old-fashioned foliage plant from South America, 'Blazin' Rose' brings color aplenty to gardens and containers with its large green, bronze, or burgundy leaves with fluorescent pink veins. The waxy, ovate leaves are borne in opposite pairs on fleshy erect neon-pink stems. Axillary or terminal spikes of inconspicuous greenish flowers are occasionally produced, and can be easily removed by pinching.

This showy-leaved annual or short-lived perennial...

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Gerald L. Klingaman

(Bloodleaf)

Iresine herbstii, which has strange common names like Herbst's bloodleaf, beefsteak plant and chicken gizzard, is a short-lived perennial that is native to Brazil. Its prized for its vibrantly colored foliage, which may be red, magenta, dark purple, yellow, orange or bright green with contrasting brightly colored veins, depending on the cultivar.

In the landscape it requires full sun and moist but well drained, fertile soil. In temperate climates Herbst's bloodleaf is grown as a tender...

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Jesse Saylor

(Bloodleaf, Purple Lady Bloodleaf)

Iresine herbstii, which has strange common names like Herbst's bloodleaf, beefsteak plant and chicken gizzard, is a short-lived perennial that is native to Brazil. Its prized for its vibrantly colored foliage, which may be red, magenta, dark purple, yellow, orange or bright green with contrasting brightly colored veins, depending on the cultivar.

In the landscape it requires full sun and moist but well drained, fertile soil. In temperate climates Herbst's bloodleaf is grown as a tender...

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James Burghardt

(Dixie Deb Iris, Louisiana Hybrid Iris)

The Louisiana iris 'Dixie Deb' bears vibrant sulfur-yellow flowers in early to mid-spring. Its flattish blooms have three up-angled inner segments ("standards") and three larger, arching outer segments ("falls"). The base of each fall has a darker yellow midline ("signal"), which attracts pollinating bees. Three small, petal-like style arms adorn the flower's center. This cultivar received the DeBaillon Award from the Society for Louisiana Irises.

Louisiana irises are complex hybrids of several...

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James H. Schutte

(Starcreeper)

This pretty, trailing tender perennial is often grown as a bedding annual. All season long it offers dainty, star-shaped flowers of lavender-blue. It is native to the warm regions of Australia, so it can withstand dry heat and some drought once established. It has fine, bright green foliage and forms neat mounds that become covered with cool, blue starry flowers that bloom over a long period.

Starcreeper grows best in full to partial sun and average, well-drained garden soil. It flowers best...

(Peacock Ginger)

Creating a lush, tropical shade groundcover, peacock ginger's mottled, rounded leaves are accompanied with small lavender-purple flowers during the warm months. A clumping, tender perennial that is deciduous in cold or dryness of winter, it is native to southeastern Asia.

Its leaves rise from underground rhizomes that are fleshy, often like small potato tubers. Each leaf blade is oval, often with slightly wavy edges and colored medium to dark green with subdued mottled patterns. Small, four-petaled...

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James Burghardt

(Flowering Kalanchoe)

Flowering kalanchoe is a succulent tender perennial grown for its bright colorful flowers. This native of Madagascar is a neat, clump-forming evergreen with thick, glossy, oval-shaped green leaves that often have scalloped red edges. Its flowers naturally appear in late winter and spring, but greenhouse grown specimens are cultivated to bloom at all times of the year. The small, tubular flowers are borne on large branched clusters. They are long-lasting and come in vivid shades of red, orange, pink...

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Jessie Keith

(Athen's Rose Lantana, Lantana)

This Athen’s Select introduction offers beautiful rose pink and yellow blooms that can stand up to heat and drought but look delicate enough for use in a cool cottage garden. This everblooming, evergreen tropical shrub is grown as a warm season tender perennial in temperate zones.

The hybrid ‘Athen’s Rose’ has a spreading bushy habit and tan flexible branches covered with a forest of small dark green leaves that have a strong, unpleasant smell when crushed. It bears numerous rounded clusters...

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Maureen Gilmer

(Carlos Lantana, Lantana)

This IT Saul introduction is very compact and offers vibrant blooms that can really stand up to heat and drought. In cooler climates, the flowers are purple in bud and open to red, and where summers are hot they are yellow in bud and mature to red. This everblooming, evergreen tropical shrub is grown as a warm season tender perennial in temperate zones.

The hybrid ‘Carlos’ has a compact bushy habit and tan flexible branches covered with a forest of rough, dark green leaves that have a strong,...

(Lantana)

Lantana 'Lemon Drop' is an everblooming, evergreen tropical shrub that is grown as a tender perennial in temperate zones. This hybrid is grown for its numerous rounded clusters of small, tubular flowers of pale yellow. The plants have dark green leaves, a dense branching habit, and an abundance of flowers.

Lantanas prefer full sun and moist, well-drained, average soil. They are highly attractive to butterflies, look best when planted in masses and offer season-long brilliant color...