Neon Pink™ Iresine (left) is more compact than common Iresine herbstii (right)
Neon Pink™ Iresine herbstii
- Compact and tidy with a finer leaf than the common form
- Stunning vivid pink ribs in foliage
- Perfect for foliage contrast
Description: Neon Pink™ Iresine has dense pink foliage and a much finer leaf compared to the common form. It is far more compact and needs less pruning to stay tidy in comparison to the common form.
The vivid pink ribs on its leaves adds colour contrast to any home garden.
Size: 40cm x 40cm.
Planting Density: 3–5 plants per m², 3–4 plants per linear metre.
Uses: Foliage contrast shrub for general gardening. Colour contrast, small borders and hedges, containers and patio pots.
Position: Prefers sheltered positions, especially if light to moderate frosts are expected. Works well in moist, loamy top heavy soils.
Care: Water as required for 8-13 weeks until established. Plant in a well mulched garden (chunky mulch is recommended). If required use slow release fertiliser in spring.
Provide with adequate water as required and trim annually to keep tidy.
Where it works: Light to moderate frost regions for all states (incl. NT).
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This website gives general information for the states/regions in Australia. For local information on which plants work in your area contact your local grower. Local grower knowledge is vital, this website is no substitute.
Heights shown on the website are for general gardening conditions. In well maintained gardens, some plants will get taller.