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Planted in the garden the beautiful dark purple leaves of Iresine reach 6-8 inches high and spread 3-4 feet across. 'Purple Lady' is equally at home in patio containers or hanging baskets; it will gracefully cascade over the sides. Prefers afternoon shade.
Sow Iresine seed in cell packs or flats, press into soil and barely cover. Light aids germination. Kept at 72-77° F., germination is in 5-20 days. Transplant into the garden 12-18 inches apart after all danger of frost. See Starting Your Seeds for more information.