Coleus hybrids (COLE-ee-uhs)
Height 18 - 24 inches Spread 18 - 24 inches Spacing 12 - 18 inches
HABIT: Colorful leaves of red, yellow, orange, green, and all combinations. Dies at frost, very tender.
CULTURE: Needs shade, drainage, moisture, and protection from wind. Keep flowers pinched off.
The sun coleus can be grown in full sun.
USES: Summer color, border, or mass. Containers or hanging baskets.
PROBLEMS: Slugs, snails, mealybugs, and aphids.
NOTES: Roots easily in water and can be grown indoors. Native to the tropics.