Coleus x hybridus
- Common Name(s):
- Alabama Sunset, Buttercream, Camellia, Coleus, Defiance, Dragon's Claw, Eclipse, Flare, Florida Sunrise, Fright
Attractive foliage comes in many colors. Propagates easily by stem cutting.
Can be grown outdoors as a tender annual or indoors. Requires bright light if grown as a houseplant.
This plant is seldom damaged by deer.
See Plectranthus. Many Solenostemon species have been moved to the genus Plectranthus.
- Late spring to fall (foliage)
- Partial shade, sun for sun cultivars
- Grown for variegated foliage
- 8-10 in.
- 6-10 in.
NCCES plant id: 45