Scientific Name : Iresine herbstii
Common Name : Beefsteak Plant, Chicken Gizzard
Hardiness Degree : 40°F (4.4°C)
Plant Habit : Spreading
Spacing : 36 - 48" (91 - 122cm)
Height : 6 - 8" (15 - 20cm)
Width : 36 - 48" (91 - 122cm)
Exposure : Partial Sun
Grower Information :
A Fantastic Foliage™ and a Hot Summer Survivors selection!
This dark purple-leafed accent plant is ideal for mixed containers, as a “solo” hanging basket or planter variety, and as a groundcover in the landscape. Purple Lady makes a low and prostrate, spreading plant that fills in nicely and cascades as the branches get longer and heavier. Ideally suited to partial sun/partial shade conditions, Purple Lady can withstand more sun in humid areas like Florida.Well-suited to 4 to 4.5-in. (10 to 11-cm) pots and hanging baskets.