$5.50. Foliage is a great accent to all shade gardens and landscape. 24-40” tall. Coleus is unique in a way that it is fast growing, but fragile. In fact, the plants root so easily that you can even start cuttings in a glass of water. Plant Needs. Coleus provides stunning coloured foliage—in combinations of green, yellow, pink, red, maroon, and orange – for an instant splash... Read more. Our plant database includes the plant varieties and combinations that are in our current production plans. In colder zones, they are grown as annuals or as houseplants. PRODUCT. It typically reaches 6 to 12 inches tall and wide. Finished plants were then transplanted and trialed in shaded raised beds and fertigated as needed. Coleus was first discovered in 1853 in the mountains of Java, which is Indonesia’s most populous island today. Preferred Sunlight: Part Sun to Shade (2-5 hours) Preferred Soil Moisture: Moist, Well-drained Fertilizer Needs: When transplanted and then every 3-4 weeks Survives Winter in Zones: 10, 11 Plant Characteristics. How to Grow and Care for Astilbe Plants. 135,635,987 stock photos online. It is a favorite with landscapers and homeowners. If you want to overwinter your coleus, Missouri Botanical Garden recommends digging favorite plants in the fall and potting them, or rooting cuttings in a glass of water. Cut off flower spikes in late summer to extend the life of the plant and growth of new colorful leaves. https://garden.org/.../716903/Coleus-Coleus-scutellarioides-Ruby-Slipper A West Coast Garden favourite! Coleus is a native of Indonesia and is a tropical plant. Habit: ‘Ruby Slippers’ echeveria is a shrubby succulent with woody stems densely covered with foliage. $5.50. It is well branched and works equally well in containers or in the landscape. PRODUCT. This means that they are hardy only in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 10 through 13, though they may survive in sheltered locations protected from frost in USDA zone 9b. Coleus needs well-draining soil. In cool regions, take cuttings from your plants before the first frost in the fall and place them in water to root. Coleus are in the Lamiaceae, or mint, family. Spread: 14-16 inches. Plant the rooted cuttings in small pots and keep near a sunny window for the winter. PRODUCT. Water only when the soil completely dries. Coleus 'Ruby Slipper' Photo courtesy of Ball Seed. Pinch growing shoots of young plants frequently to encourage branching and bushier growth. Given adequate light, coleus overwinters easily indoors. Coleus Amoeba . Whatever you call them, these are good-natured plants that are pretty hard to kill and quite easy to propagate. Shade. Coleus over watering or coleus planted in waterlogged soil will suffer from root rot, which can kill your coleus. 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