|Iresine is a group of tender perenials grown mainly for their colorful foliage. They are frost tender, requiring minimum temperatures of 50-59F. They can also be grown as an indoor plant or treated as an annual. Prefer full sun, loamy well drained soil. Pinch the tips to promote bushy growth during the growing season.
Best propagated by cuttings in the spring. I.lindenii is an bushy, upright, compact grower. 'Formosa' is a bushy perennial that has leaves of yellow with crimson veins.