General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled 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: Solenostemon scutellarioides
  • Synonym: Plectranthus scutellarioides

Photo Gallery
Location: My Garden
Date: 2014-09-01
Location: My Garden
Date: 2014-08-29
Location: My Garden
Date: 2013-03-08

Date: 2009-05-15
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  • Posted by 4susiesjoy (Leonard, Minnesota - Zone 3b) on Aug 29, 2014 6:39 AM concerning plant:
    This is a medium to small coleus. In the shade the colors are more understated, but in full sun, in my zone 3 garden, there is an explosion of color and it becomes a real eye catcher. As most coleuses do, it requires moist soil to look its best.

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