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[Sticky] -- Welcome to the Coleus forum! by Trish Jun 6, 2013 5:22 PM 64
[Sticky] -- Rooting Cuttings by Onewish1 Aug 27, 2016 6:43 AM 27
My coleus containers by ge1836 Jul 21, 2017 2:23 PM 29
Where the cuttings go... by purpleinopp Jul 16, 2017 5:08 AM 5
Nearly identical leaves in 2 sizes by purpleinopp Jul 13, 2017 3:01 AM 3
Coleus Seedling by clintbrown Jun 27, 2017 3:40 AM 39
The pretty Coleus you just got. by purpleinopp Jun 8, 2017 2:59 AM 11
Coleus seeds by LizDTM Jun 3, 2017 9:11 AM 8
Plants grow larger inside then out by herrwood May 30, 2017 8:09 AM 3
Elephant Ear Coleus by Garden10 May 11, 2017 3:24 PM 7
Guiness World Record's tallest coleus in the world (link) by Jai_Ganesha Jan 25, 2017 11:36 PM 0
Am I watering these Young plants-Too much or just enough?? by LovetheseBuggers Jan 8, 2017 10:03 AM 4
growing coleus in uk by rosieann99 Oct 6, 2016 3:09 AM 7
What are your favorite suppliers of unusual coleus seed and cuttings by DonfromPA Sep 24, 2016 9:30 AM 5
Time to start babies by Cinta Sep 20, 2016 8:58 AM 64
New seedling by Carter Aug 29, 2016 2:59 AM 3
pests please help! by matt56ah Aug 27, 2016 5:47 AM 9
Coleus leaves are very big by keithp2012 Aug 23, 2016 2:20 PM 6
My Coleus sold like Hot cakes!!! by LovetheseBuggers Aug 4, 2016 1:34 PM 4
Coleus (Plectranthus scutellarioides Wizard™ Coral Sunrise) stem rotting by bwv998 Jul 23, 2016 3:38 AM 4

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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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