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Coleus

Coleus scutellarioides

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Tender

13b

USDA zone

18°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

80cm

Max

60cm

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Coleus

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A photo of Coleus
A photo of Coleus
A photo of Coleus

Coleus Overview

Coleus scutellarioides is an easy to grow perennial plant from the Lamiaceae family. It tolerates long periods of heat, it is often grown as an annual. Its intense colours stand out well in any garden, with its copper, fiery reds. They can be planted up in both shaded or sunny areas making them great for adding to borders and containers. Many cultivars have been developed from this species, with a range of colourful and patterned leaves. This plant is known by many names including Solenostemon scutellarioides.

Other uses of Coleus

Popular indoor plants