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Blood leaf

Iresine sp.

Bloodleaf

Bloodleaf is a plant that offers attractive, glossy foliage with clear red color or highly variegated with green and white. Plants grow to about 2-3 feet and prefer light shade. Sometimes called "chicken gizzard." Bloodleaf is a tender plant that is easily grown from cuttings and overwinters well indoors.

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