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Iresine herbstii

£3.00
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Why We Love It

Lime and white veined leaves with bright pink contrasting stems give this plant its nickname Blazin' Lime. Native to Brazil.

  • Easy care.
  • Fast grower.
  • Lets you know when it is thirsty by wilting and bounces back to shape when watered.

Growth pattern: Bushy & upright

Water: When the top of the soil looks dry. Likes to stay moist.

Ideal Position: North or east facing

Light: Medium, indirect light.

Humidity disclaimer: This plant will grow well outside of a terrarium or cabinet. However, all tropical plants thrive with higher humidity levels. To achieve this we suggest grouping plants together, or putting them in a bathroom or kitchen which gets regular use.

Planting and Care

Into a Pot

If you're planting into a pot or container, have a hand trowel and a watering tool ready, plus a container larger than the one your plant arrived in.

  1. Pour a small amount of soil at the bottom of your chosen container.
  2. Put the plant in place and then back-fill soil around the rootball.
  3. Lightly water after repotting. The soil should be just damp enough that if you press your forefinger into the soil it is moist above the top of your nail.
  4. Regularly check the soil is moist but not soaking or sitting in water.
  5. Make sure to place your plant away from any harsh drafts.

Product Specifications

Current Height5 - 10 cm
LifecyclePerennial
Botanic NameIresine herbstii
Height15 cm
Code: SPRTL164389

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