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Iresine herbstii 'Aureoreticulata'

Price:  £7.50




Common Name: Beefsteak Plant

Plant Family: Amaranthaceae

Suggested Use:  Houseplant
Planting Style:  Exotic
Season of Interest:  All year round
Position/ Situation:  Summer Patio
Sun/ Shade:  Part Shade
Leaf Colour:  Yellow
Height:  low (up to 3 feet)
Habit/Shape:  Upright
Evergreen:  Yes
Hardiness/minimum temperature:  very tender - minimum plus 10 to 15 deg. C.

A really colourful foliage plant with bright green leaves with yellow veins and red stems. Great for summer bedding, or as a pot plant indoors. Pinch back regularly to keep a nice bushy shape otherwise they can tend to get leggy (you won't miss the flowers they are insignificant). Grow in a loam based compost and position somewhere with good light but shaded from very hot sun. Used with the yellow leaved variety (aureoreticulata) in the Madeira Botanical Gardens.

Mainland UK  £6 - £8.50 Bulbs/Tubers/ Bare root (UK) £4
Click and Collect FREE Northern Ireland, Highlands & Islands £6 - £10
Guernsey & Jersey £20 European Union £15 - £20

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We aim to despatch orders within 3 working days of receipt but please allow up to 7 working days. Plants are despatched Monday-Thursday (excl. Bank Holidays) 

Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Size/Qty" on product information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall

Goes well with
Iresine herbstii

Iresine herbstii£6.50

Beefsteak Plant

Jolly little foliage plant with beetroot coloured leaves, with broad shocking pink veins. Great for summer bedding, or as a pot plant indoors.

Shrubland Park Nurseries