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Sep 20, 2017 6:41 AM CST
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Name: Jo Turner
South Wales - United Kingdom
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I am a long-time lover of Coleus, but have recently re-kindled my obsession. My husband wants to know when I think we have enough!
I have been trawling the web for as many unusual varieties as I can find, but have been restricted by the majority of the plants/seeds I like being in the US. Whilst I have been able to buy some seeds from the US, it's all dependent on whether the seller will ship to the UK.
Anyway, Dibleys over here have a fab variety, which I now own Sticking tongue out and I have plenty of varieties from seed.
Just wish I could get some more of the exciting ones now!

Anyway, enough rabbiting on! Look forward to getting some info and advice from you guys and gals Smiling
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Sep 20, 2017 1:49 PM CST
Name: Gary
Wyoming MN (Zone 4a)
Welcome to the NGA jojomonsta! I only grow a few coleus from seed, purchase most of mine as plants.
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Sep 21, 2017 3:31 AM CST
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Name: Jo Turner
South Wales - United Kingdom
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Hi Hostasmore
I hope to do more with cuttings next year, although from seed is a little more exciting - you never know if you might find something unusual!
There seem to be few places selling plants over here, other than the standard varieties.
Will see what I can get my hands on in the spring though!
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Sep 24, 2017 6:14 AM CST
Name: Tiffany purpleinopp
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Hi & welcome! I look forward to seeing what you have found!
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Sep 28, 2017 8:13 AM CST
Name: Caroline Scott
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Welcome to the NGA ! Welcome!

I like to grow coleus from seeds for that same reason, -- that you don't know what will show up !
I like to grow seeds from mixes of varieties.
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Oct 1, 2017 3:24 AM CST
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