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Words related to bloodleaf

any plant of the genus Iresine having colored foliage

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Exotic water-loving plants like bloodleaf (a Brazilian native) and the carnivorous pitcher plant grow in mesh pouches that tine the outdoor shower, almost disguising its purpose.
However, if coleus, spider plants, bloodleaf and other easy-to-propagate plants are to be used as part of the garden display, they will furnish numerous cuttings or off-shoots for indoor use.
Other rare species include creeping bur-head (Echinodorus cordifolius--SE), Amazon sprangletop (Leptochloa panicoides--SE), featherfoil (Hottonia inflata--ST), cylindric-fruited seedbox (Ludwigia glandulosa--ST), bloodleaf (Iresine rhizomatosa--SR), Pursh buttercup (Ranunculus pusillus--SE), Mississippi buttercup (Ranunculus laxicaulis Darby--SE), social sedge (Carex socialis--SR), short-bristle horned-rush (Rhynchospora corniculata--ST), southern rein orchid (Platanthera tiara (L.) Lindley var.
Have you been taking cuttings of coleus, bloodleaf (Iresine), or geraniums?
She underplanted palms with magenta- and wine-foliaged bloodleaf (Iresine herbstii) and black-leafed mondo grass (Ophiopogon planiscapus).