Genus of annual and perennial plants native to tropical areas, that feature multicoloured leaves, for which they are cultivated.
Latin name: Iresine herbstii "Brilliantissima"
They grow in full sun and moist, well-drained soils.
Plant in groups, flowerpots and flower gardens.
Propagated by seeds and by cuttings.
Annual plant with fuchsia-nerved, red leaves.