PlantsColeus→Coleus (Coleus scutellarioides 'Caracas')

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Coleus scutellarioides Accepted
Plectranthus scutellarioides Synonym
Solenostemon scutellarioides Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
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

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Posted by 4susiesjoy (Leonard, Minnesota - Zone 3b) on Aug 29, 2014 6:39 AM

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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