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Coleus x hybridus

Common Name(s):
Coleus
Cultivar(s):
Alabama Sunset, Buttercream, Camellia, Coleus, Defiance, Dragon's Claw, Eclipse, Flare, Florida Sunrise, Fright
Category:
Annuals
Comment:

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.  

Season:
Late spring to fall (foliage)
Light:
Partial shade, sun for sun cultivars
Color:
Grown for variegated foliage
Height:
8-10 in.
Space:
6-10 in.
Tags:
houseplant, annual, summer, foliage, sun, shade, fall, spring, deer resistant

NCCES plant id: 45

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