– The Flume – Coleus – Solenostemon scutellarioides

Garden Height
16 - 30
12 - 16
12 - 16
Container Role
Flower Size
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Light Level
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Adapatable as House Plant

Award Winner

Dead-Heading Not Necessary

Heat Tolerant

Foliage Interest

Maintenance Notes

Many people feel that coleus look best before they flower. To keep foliage in top shape, pinch off the blooms as they appear if you wish.

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 combinations, hanging baskets, beds and borders

Maintenance Category Easy

Water Category Average

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  • Proven Winners
  • Proven Winners