Stems to 50 cm tall, bright red. Leaves to about 8 cm long, often puckered, veins reddish below. Flowers (if produced), white.
Generally grown for the range of coloured leaves.
Source: (1997). Amaranthaceae. In: . Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 2. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 1. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.