Beefsteak Plant – Iresine herbstii Share this:Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Designed with love! Our Grower's Choice Subscription freshly picked and delivered to your door every month. Shop Now Common Name: Blood-Leaf, Bloodleaf, Beef Plant, Beefsteak Plant, Chicken Gizzard Botanical Name: Iresine herbstii, eye-re-SI-ne or ir-e-SI-ne HERBS-tie Decorative Life: Weeks to months to years, depending on growing environment, indoors or outdoors. Availability: Year Round Storage Specifics: Assume it is chill sensitive and therefore hold at temperature of 55F or higher. Tidbits: From the Greek “eiros’ for wool, referring to a harvest garland bound with wool. ‘Brilliantissima’ has rich crimson leaves while ‘Wallisii’ is dwarf and has purple-black leaves.