Data specific to Coleus (Edit)
Color Effect: Black
Leaf Shape: Ovate (typical)
Variegation: Bi-Color: Edge Band
Habit: Upright

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Uses: Suitable as Annual
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

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

Photo Gallery
Location: Part Shade garden Pittsford NY
Date: 2011-07-31
Dramatic dark leaves with bright yellow green edge
Location: Part Shade z6
Date: 2012-08-07
Location: Part Shade z6
Date: 2012-08-07
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