General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Plant Height: 12 inches
Plant Spread: 12-15 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Time: Fall
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Uses: Suitable as Annual
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip

Common names
  • Coleus
  • Flame Nettle
  • Painted Nettle
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Coleus scutellarioides
  • Synonym: Plectranthus scutellarioides
  • Synonym: Solenostemon scutellarioides

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  • Posted by Marilyn (Kentucky - Zone 6a) on Nov 9, 2011 11:31 PM concerning plant:
    I need to start remembering to plant 'Alabama Sunset,' starting with next year, where it gets mostly shade, so I will get the deeper and richer look of the leaves.

    I don't really like the faded look of the leaves that get mostly sun.
  • Posted by kqcrna (Cincinnati, Oh - Zone 6a) on Sep 18, 2011 5:33 PM concerning plant:
    Faded badly last year in a lot of sun. Color was much nicer this year with more shade than sun.
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