beefsteak plant

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Synonyms for beefsteak plant

plant grown for its ornamental red or purple foliage

South American plant having green to purple or red branches with green to purple ornamental foliage and spikes of insignificant woolly flowers with dry membranous bracts

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In the meantime, it''s time for this beefsteak plant to grow.
Croton and beefsteak plants are also relatively easy to grow and look good, with the beefsteak lending itself to window displays.