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Iresine herbstii

Iresine herbstii

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-Iresine herbstii is a species of flowering plant in the family Acanthaceae, native to the rainforests of Colombia, Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador and northern Brazil.

-A herbaceous plant, it is notable for its dark green foliage with strongly contrasting white or red veins. It is commonly called nerve plant or mosaic plant. 

-Iresine herbstii is a creeping evergreen perennial growing to 15 cm (6 in) high, with lush green, ovate leaves, 7 to 10 cm long, with accented veins of white to deep pink and a short fuzz covering its stems.

-Small buds may appear after time where the stem splits into leaves. There are also forms in which the nervatura is carmine-red. Flowers are small with a white to off-white color.*

-Please click this link for information on how to acclimate the plant upon receipt.

Daily care of Iresine herbstii

Light condition:  Part Shade, Full Shade
How to water:  Allow getting dry between watering   
Size:   4 - 6'' (10 - 15 cm)


*References: Wikipedia

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