Big Red Judy® – Coleus – Solenostemon scutellarioides

Garden Height
30 - 48
Spacing
24 - 36
Spread
24 - 36
Habit
Upright
Container Role
Thriller
Flower Size
Tall
Flower Colors
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Light Code
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Light Level
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Features:

Big Red Judy has big leaves, it is dark red-burgundy and strong. She had a basketball hoop fall on her during one of our wind storms and almost pushed it off on her own! The color was awesome.

Big Red Judy has big leaves, it is dark red-burgundy and strong. She had a basketball hoop fall on her during one of our wind storms and almost pushed it off on her own! The color was awesome.

  • Adaptable as House Plant
  • Award Winner
  • Dead-Heading Not Necessary
  • Heat Tolerant

Attracts: s:54:s:46:a:2:{i:0;s:5:Birds;i:1;s:12:Hummingbirds;};;

Resists: s:13:s:6:a:0:{};;

Maintenance Notes:

Coleus are generally grown for their foliage. As flowers appear the plants generally begin to degrade. Removing flowers as they appear will help keep the foliage looking its best.

Rules of Thumb for Overwintering Plants Indoors:

1. Choose only healthy plants

2. Bring Plants indoors before frost damages foliage

3. Treat for disease and insects before bringing plants indoors

4. Place in bright areas and add humidity using pebble trays or spray bottles

5. Be careful not to over water

6 When active growth starts in spring fertilize and prune as needed

7. Introduce your plants slowly to outdoor conditions in spring

Uses Notes:

Use in containers, mixed containers and beds

Maintenance Category: Easy

Water Category: Average

Blooms On: s:13:s:6:a:0:{};;

Bloom Time: s:43:s:35:a:1:{i:0;s:17:Grown for Foliage;};;

Heat Zones: s:13:s:6:a:0:{};;

Hardiness Zones: s:70:s:62:a:4:{i:0;s:3:10a;i:1;s:3:10b;i:2;s:3:11a;i:3;s:3:11b;};;

Flower Form: s:54:s:46:a:2:{i:0;s:9:Container;i:1;s:9:Landscape;};;

Soil Fertility: s:13:s:6:a:0:{};;

Soil PH Category: s:13:s:6:a:0:{};;

  • Proven Winners
  • Proven Winners