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Purple Lady iresine is easy to grow from seed and guarantees a unique and cost-efficient ground cover for both residential and commercial properties. 100 seeds.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!--split--\u003e\n\u003ch2\u003eGrowing Purple Lady Iresine Garden Seeds\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eTaxonomy:\u003c\/strong\u003e \u003cem\u003eIresine herbstii\u003c\/em\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eOther Names:\u003c\/strong\u003e Herbst’s Bloodleaf, Bloodleaf, Beefsteak Plant, Chicken Gizzard Plant\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eSeed Type:\u003c\/strong\u003e Annual\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eSow Indoors or Outdoors:\u003c\/strong\u003e Purple Lady seeds are fast, easy to grow and most commonly sown directly outdoors, but for earliest blooms, start iresine seeds indoors 8 – 10 weeks before last frost. 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Purple Lady iresine seeds are a tidy yet exotic grow ideal for many hot and humid gardens across the country. Purple Lady seeds mature into tolerant 6 – 8” tall dwarfed shrubs of rich purple “bloodleaf” spreading 36 – 48” wide for an eye-catching ground cover along walkways, borders, fences, or in the flower bed. Iresine is native to the sweltering tropics of Brazil and South America and will thrive all season in similar humid climates. Purple Lady iresine is easy to grow from seed and guarantees a unique and cost-efficient ground cover for both residential and commercial properties. 100 seeds.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!--split--\u003e\n\u003ch2\u003eGrowing Purple Lady Iresine Garden Seeds\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eTaxonomy:\u003c\/strong\u003e \u003cem\u003eIresine herbstii\u003c\/em\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eOther Names:\u003c\/strong\u003e Herbst’s Bloodleaf, Bloodleaf, Beefsteak Plant, Chicken Gizzard Plant\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eSeed Type:\u003c\/strong\u003e Annual\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eSow Indoors or Outdoors:\u003c\/strong\u003e Purple Lady seeds are fast, easy to grow and most commonly sown directly outdoors, but for earliest blooms, start iresine seeds indoors 8 – 10 weeks before last frost. Keep seeds wet and dark until germination, which iresine seeds are known to take 7 – 21 days. Harden off seedlings if transplanting outside and plant in south end of the garden.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eDays to Maturity:\u003c\/strong\u003e 77 – 84 days\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eHardiness Zone:\u003c\/strong\u003e 8 – 12\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePlanting Depth:\u003c\/strong\u003e Plant 2 – 3 seeds ¼” deep\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePlant Spacing:\u003c\/strong\u003e 36 – 48”\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eGrowth Habit:\u003c\/strong\u003e 6 – 8” tall dwarfed ground cover with a 36 – 48” spread of dense leafy coverage\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eSoil Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Organically rich, evenly moist, well-drained\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eLight Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Partial sun – Partial shade\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eDiseases\/Pests\/Troubleshooting:\u003c\/strong\u003e Purple Lady iresine will not thrive in poorly ventilated gardens as it is susceptible to molds and both powdery and downy mildew. Iresine has no serious pests but monitor regularly for aphids and spider mites. Plants will shoot 6” white blooms in the summer, however, most gardeners prefer to pinch the shoots to focus energies on the vibrant leaves instead. Purple Lady is a dwarfed variety and ought to be planted on the southern end of the garden to keep from being cast in shadow all season long.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eColor:\u003c\/strong\u003e Deep shades of purple and red “bloodleaf”\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003ePurple Lady seeds are fast, easy to grow and most commonly sown directly outdoors, but for earliest blooms, start iresine seeds indoors 8 – 10 weeks before last frost. Keep seeds wet and dark until germination, which iresine seeds are known to take 7 – 21 days. Harden off seedlings if transplanting outside and plant in south end of the garden. Plant 2 – 3 Purple Lady iresine seeds ¼” deep and 36 – 48” apart in organically rich, evenly moist, and well-drained soil in partial sun to partial shade. Purple Lady iresine will not thrive in poorly ventilated gardens as it is susceptible to molds and both powdery and downy mildew. Iresine has no serious pests but monitor regularly for aphids and spider mites. Plants will shoot 6” white blooms in the summer, however, most gardeners prefer to pinch the shoots to focus energies on the vibrant leaves instead. Purple Lady is a dwarfed variety and ought to be planted on the southern end of the garden to keep from being cast in shadow all season long. Purple Lady iresine seeds mature in 77 – 84 days as a 6 – 8” tall dwarfed ground cover with a 36 – 48” spread of dense purple and red “bloodleaf”.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cem\u003eIresine herbstii\u003c\/em\u003e, or otherwise best known as Purple Lady or Herbst’s Bloodleaf, is one of the most prominent and easily recognizable ground covers in the world. There are a variety of similarly dark leafy grows that can often be substituted with Purple Lady iresine including alternanthera, dichondra, and plectranthus.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!--split--\u003e"}
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Iresine Seeds - Purple Lady

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77 – 84 days. Purple Lady iresine seeds are a tidy yet exotic grow ideal for many hot and humid gardens across the country. Purple Lady seeds mature into tolerant 6 – 8” tall dwarfed shrubs of rich purple “bloodleaf” spreading 36 – 48” wide for an eye-catching ground cover along walkways, borders, fences, or in the flower bed. Iresine is native to the sweltering tropics of Brazil and South America and will thrive all season in similar humid climates. Purple Lady iresine is easy to grow from seed and guarantees a unique and cost-efficient ground cover for both residential and commercial properties. 100 seeds.

Growing Purple Lady Iresine Garden Seeds


  • Taxonomy: Iresine herbstii
  • Other Names: Herbst’s Bloodleaf, Bloodleaf, Beefsteak Plant, Chicken Gizzard Plant
  • Seed Type: Annual
  • Sow Indoors or Outdoors: Purple Lady seeds are fast, easy to grow and most commonly sown directly outdoors, but for earliest blooms, start iresine seeds indoors 8 – 10 weeks before last frost. Keep seeds wet and dark until germination, which iresine seeds are known to take 7 – 21 days. Harden off seedlings if transplanting outside and plant in south end of the garden.
  • Days to Maturity: 77 – 84 days
  • Hardiness Zone: 8 – 12
  • Planting Depth: Plant 2 – 3 seeds ¼” deep
  • Plant Spacing: 36 – 48”
  • Growth Habit: 6 – 8” tall dwarfed ground cover with a 36 – 48” spread of dense leafy coverage
  • Soil Preference: Organically rich, evenly moist, well-drained
  • Light Preference: Partial sun – Partial shade
  • Diseases/Pests/Troubleshooting: Purple Lady iresine will not thrive in poorly ventilated gardens as it is susceptible to molds and both powdery and downy mildew. Iresine has no serious pests but monitor regularly for aphids and spider mites. Plants will shoot 6” white blooms in the summer, however, most gardeners prefer to pinch the shoots to focus energies on the vibrant leaves instead. Purple Lady is a dwarfed variety and ought to be planted on the southern end of the garden to keep from being cast in shadow all season long.
  • Color: Deep shades of purple and red “bloodleaf”

Purple Lady seeds are fast, easy to grow and most commonly sown directly outdoors, but for earliest blooms, start iresine seeds indoors 8 – 10 weeks before last frost. Keep seeds wet and dark until germination, which iresine seeds are known to take 7 – 21 days. Harden off seedlings if transplanting outside and plant in south end of the garden. Plant 2 – 3 Purple Lady iresine seeds ¼” deep and 36 – 48” apart in organically rich, evenly moist, and well-drained soil in partial sun to partial shade. Purple Lady iresine will not thrive in poorly ventilated gardens as it is susceptible to molds and both powdery and downy mildew. Iresine has no serious pests but monitor regularly for aphids and spider mites. Plants will shoot 6” white blooms in the summer, however, most gardeners prefer to pinch the shoots to focus energies on the vibrant leaves instead. Purple Lady is a dwarfed variety and ought to be planted on the southern end of the garden to keep from being cast in shadow all season long. Purple Lady iresine seeds mature in 77 – 84 days as a 6 – 8” tall dwarfed ground cover with a 36 – 48” spread of dense purple and red “bloodleaf”.

Iresine herbstii, or otherwise best known as Purple Lady or Herbst’s Bloodleaf, is one of the most prominent and easily recognizable ground covers in the world. There are a variety of similarly dark leafy grows that can often be substituted with Purple Lady iresine including alternanthera, dichondra, and plectranthus.

 

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