Iresine herbstii Funnygold
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Introducing Iresine herbstii 'Funnygold', a captivating and visually striking plant that adds a touch of drama and vibrancy to any indoor space. This particular variety of Blood Leaf Plant is highly sought after for its stunning foliage and unique 'Funnygold' colouration, making it a favourite among plant enthusiasts and collectors.
Iresine herbstii 'Funnygold' boasts heart-shaped leaves with a mesmerizing combination of deep burgundy, crimson red, and golden yellow hues. The foliage is further accentuated by delicate veins and patterns, creating a captivating contrast that is truly eye-catching. Each leaf is a work of art, captivating all who behold its intense and vibrant beauty. As the plant matures, it forms a bushy and compact growth habit, filling its surroundings with a burst of colour that never fails to leave a lasting impression.
Native to tropical regions of Central and South America, Iresine herbstii 'Funnygold' thrives in warm and humid environments, making it well-suited for indoor cultivation in various climates. Its adaptability and resilience to different conditions make it an ideal choice for both experienced plant enthusiasts and those new to gardening.
One of the most intriguing aspects of Iresine herbstii 'Funnygold' is its perfect suitability for propagation. This means you can easily propagate new plants from cuttings, expanding your collection and sharing the joy of this striking beauty with friends and family.
Caring for Iresine herbstii 'Funnygold' is relatively straightforward, provided it receives the right conditions. Here are some essential care tips to ensure its well-being:
Light Requirements: Provide Iresine herbstii 'Funnygold' with bright, indirect light to maintain its intense and vibrant colouration. While it appreciates good light, avoid exposing it to direct sunlight for extended periods, as this can lead to leaf burn.
Temperature and Humidity: Iresine herbstii 'Funnygold' thrives in average room temperatures between 18°C and 24°C (65°F and 75°F) and higher humidity levels that mimic its tropical habitat. Regular misting or placing a humidity tray nearby can help create a suitable environment for this captivating beauty.
Watering: Keep the soil consistently moist, but ensure it doesn't become waterlogged, as this can cause root rot. Monitor the soil's moisture levels and water the plant when the top inch feels slightly dry.
Soil and Potting: Plant Iresine herbstii 'Funnygold' in well-draining potting soil to prevent waterlogged roots. A mixture of peat moss, perlite, and orchid bark is suitable for promoting healthy growth and easy propagation.
Fertilising: Feed Iresine herbstii 'Funnygold' with a balanced, water-soluble fertiliser every two to four weeks during the growing season (spring and summer). This will encourage vibrant foliage and lush growth, providing optimal conditions for propagation.
Styling-wise, Iresine herbstii 'Funnygold' stands out as a focal point in any indoor or outdoor setting. Its intense and unique colouration, along with its bushy growth, make it a perfect choice for adding drama and flair to your plant collection. Additionally, its ease of propagation allows you to expand your plant family and share the beauty of this captivating species with others.
Plant Size: Iresine herbstii 'Funnygold' is approximately W6cm x 10cm in size, making it a small-sized plant. However, it is a very fast grower, quickly filling its space with its dazzling foliage.
Our plants are thoughtfully packaged and supplied in plastic nursery pots, ensuring their safety during transportation and giving you the flexibility to choose a decorative pot that complements your style. Experience the allure of Iresine herbstii 'Funnygold' and immerse yourself in the captivating world of vibrant colours and striking foliage.
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