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Image of Iresine photo by: James Burghardt

James Burghardt

(Iresine)

The genus Iresine includes approximately 70 species which are native to tropical and subtropical regions of the Americas, Asia and West Africa. Commonly known as bloodleaf, these exotic plants are grown primarily for their brilliant, richly hued foliage. Some species have been in cultivation for thousands of years, particularly in medicinal gardens.

These plants are generally herbaceous and may be either annual or perennial. A few are shrubby or climbing. The leaves are typically...

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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...

Image of Iresine herbstii photo by: Gerald L. Klingaman

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

(Blazin' Lime Bloodleaf, Bloodleaf)

The genus Iresine includes approximately 70 species which are native to tropical and subtropical regions of the Americas, Asia and West Africa. Commonly known as bloodleaf, these exotic plants are grown primarily for their brilliant, richly hued foliage. Some species have been in cultivation for thousands of years, particularly in medicinal gardens.

These plants are generally herbaceous and may be either annual or perennial. A few are shrubby or climbing. The leaves are typically...

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John Rickard

(Bloodleaf)

Iresine herbstii, which has strange common names like beefsteak plant and chicken gizzard, is a short-lived perennial native to Brazil that is grown as a tender perennial in temperate climates. Its prized its vibrantly colored, often variegated foliage of red, yellow, orange or bright green that usually has veins in contrasting colors. Stems are colored also in red, purple, or green. In the landscape it requires full sun and well-drained but moist, fertile soil.

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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...