|Lithuanian plant name
|Latin plant name
|Iresine herbstii Hook.
|English plant name
|Beef Steak Plant
|TYPE OF PARTERRE
|GROWING PLACE CHARACTERISTICS
|From 15 to 20
|PLANT HEIGHT AND HABITUS
- very short (foreground plants) – till 20 cm height
|flower with non-expressive habitus, for background
- 1-st half of the summer - June 2-nd decade- July 2-nd decade
- 2-nd half of the summer - July Third Decade - August
- autumn - September - October
|Ornamentality duration, months
|Propagation methods: cuttings from parent plants, stored at 10 - 12°C in green houses. Parent plants are less watered during winter. The flower is propagated by cuttings at 20°Cin pots or boxes between March and May. Roots appear in 8 - 10 days. The top of stem should be cut for the best rooting.