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[Sticky] -- Welcome to the Coleus forum! by TrishJun 6, 2013 5:22 PM64
[Sticky] -- Rooting Cuttings by Onewish1Aug 27, 2016 6:43 AM27
Hello from the UK (South Wales) by jojomonstaSep 24, 2017 6:14 AM3
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Coleus leaves are very big by keithp2012Sep 23, 2017 5:00 AM13
coleus seed buying by CintaSep 8, 2017 10:45 AM7
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My coleus containers by ge1836Aug 12, 2017 4:25 AM45
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Coleus Seedling by clintbrownAug 7, 2017 2:35 AM41
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Anybody know where we can buy or otherwise obtain this blue beauty? by Gerris2Jul 30, 2017 4:00 AM63
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Where the cuttings go... by purpleinoppJul 16, 2017 5:08 AM5
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Nearly identical leaves in 2 sizes by purpleinoppJul 13, 2017 3:01 AM3
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The pretty Coleus you just got. by purpleinoppJun 8, 2017 2:59 AM11
Coleus seeds by LizDTMJun 3, 2017 9:11 AM8
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Plants grow larger inside then out by herrwoodMay 30, 2017 8:09 AM3
Elephant Ear Coleus by Garden10May 11, 2017 3:24 PM7
Guiness World Record's tallest coleus in the world (link) by Jai_GaneshaJan 25, 2017 11:36 PM0
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Am I watering these Young plants-Too much or just enough?? by LovetheseBuggersJan 8, 2017 10:03 AM4
growing coleus in uk by rosieann99Oct 6, 2016 3:09 AM7
What are your favorite suppliers of unusual coleus seed and cuttings by DonfromPASep 24, 2016 9:30 AM5
Time to start babies by CintaSep 20, 2016 8:58 AM64
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New seedling by CarterAug 29, 2016 2:59 AM3

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Talking about Coleus (Plectranthus scutellarioides 'Pele'), NHJenDion wrote:

Pele tends to sunburn and 'bleach out' in full sun (especially hot afternoon sun), but thrives in dappled shade. If it's given full shade or weak sun (as in cuttings that are overwintered), it will lose its "blood spatter" coloring, but it returns once the plant is placed back in some sun. This is one of the few coleuses that I repeatedly overwinter.

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Talking about Coleus (Plectranthus scutellarioides Kong™ Red), valleylynn wrote:

Water after planting. Keep the soil moist until new growth appears. After the plant is established, water when the top 1" of soil is dry.
Fertilize once a month with 12-6-6 fertilizer.
If you bring it in for winter, discontinue fertilizing until the next growing season.

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Talking about Coleus (Plectranthus scutellarioides 'Black Dragon'), lovesblooms wrote:

There is no coleus like Black Dragon. I just love it. I let mine grow three feet tall and two feet wide this year. Seed I planted was saved seed, so there was variegation in the seedlings, but only in the magenta stripe: some of the seedlings showed it more prominently than others. I saved seed from the biggest and darkest.

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Talking about Coleus (Plectranthus scutellarioides Kong™ Rose), Njiris wrote:

The Kong series of coleus is truly spectacular. The Kong Rose shown in my photo was growing in full sun in the spring. Unfortunately, as it heated up, the plant began to fade and melt. While some "sun coleuses" can thrive in full sun, the large-leaved Kong series performs best with more shade.

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Talking about Coleus (Plectranthus scutellarioides 'Solar Eclipse'), Njiris wrote:

Solar Eclipse is a very prolific grower that tolerates full sun. Colors can get dark, but it also shows some excellent colors. Thrives both in the ground and in pots.

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