Learn about several plant varieties and the planting information for each zone.
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Leaves have violet leaf stalks and light green leaves with dark purple between the veins.
Plant in light to partial shade
Plant in rich, organic, moist but well-drained soil; fertilize monthly
All parts of the plant are poisonous and the sap can irritate skin
Height: 3-5 feet; Width: 3-5 feet
Annual in USDA zones 2-7b
Hardy in USDA zones 8a-11:
Zones 2-7b: Plant in spring after danger of frost has passed; plant in light to partial shade; remove foliage and dig in fall before frost; store in frost-free location for winter or discard plants after killing frost.
Zones 8a-11: Plant in spring; plant in partial shade; remove tattered foliage throughout season; fertilize spring through fall.