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Iresine herbstii Blazin Rose

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Iresine herbstii Blazin Rose Bloodleaf, Blood Leaf,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Herbs & Vegetables, Palms, Ferns & Tropical, Shrubs Shrub Like, Upright

Attractive fast-growing shrub with soft, bright, pinkish-brown, green foliage and pink stems. Protect from frost. Perfect for adding a vibrant display of colour to the garden. Great for containers, borders and warmer climate gardens. Grows approx. 50cm tall x 50cm wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm 30-60cm

Position: Soil Type:
Semi Shade, Shade Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Foliage Feature / Colour, Hedging / Screening, Shady Garden, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Amaranthaceae SouthAmerica

Foliage Colour: Brown, Burgundy, Green, Pink
Flower Colour: Insignificant
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: N/A
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Tender
Wind: Low