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ColorBlaze® 'Sedona' Coleus
Solenostemon scutellarioides

  • Exposure
    • Part Shade to Shade
  • Season
    • Spring
    • Summer
  • Mature Size
    • 24 - 30 Inches
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ColorBlaze® 'Sedona' Coleus Solenostemon scutellarioides
Part Shade to Shade 24 - 30

Features

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Lobed, rounded leaves with a unique rusty orange color; named after the Sedona Mountains

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Adaptable As Houseplant
Foliage Interest
Heat Tolerant
Deadheading Not Necessary
Attracts: 
Birds
Hummingbirds
Resists: 
Deer

Characteristics

Duration: 
Annual
Height Category: 
Short
Garden Height: 
24 - 30 Inches
Spacing: 
12 - 18 Inches
Foliage Colors: 
Brown
Foliage Shade: 
Bronze
Habit: 
Upright
Container Role: 
Thriller

Plant Needs

Light Requirement: 
Part Shade to Shade
Maintenance Category: 
Easy
Bloom Time: 
Grown for Foliage
Hardiness Zones: 
10a, 10b, 11a, 11b
Water Category: 
Average
Uses: 
Container
Uses: 
Landscape
Uses Notes: 

Use in beds, containers and combinations

Maintenance Notes: 

Many people feel that coleus look best before they flower. We have worked hard to choose coleus that bloom late in the season or not at all. 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

An application of fertilizer or compost on garden beds and regular fertilization of plants in pots will help ensure the best possible performance.

Caring, well-bred, 18-24 inch tall Colorblaze Coleus enjoys part to full shade, movies, music, quiet times at home, butterflies, and hummingbirds. Seeks attractive pot or landscape for annual relationship, except in zones 10-11. Open to change of location from outside to indoors. For "the one" will permit pinching back of purple flowers. It takes all kinds.

Friends say I have a great sense of humor and my handsome, lobed, rounded leaves are my best feature. My colors are those of a desert sunset: bronze, orange, purple, rose pink, and maroon. The cooler it gets, the more intense I become. Perhaps you will understand why. I am sincere, tolerant of heat, and very undemanding. No games please.

ColorBlaze® 'Sedona' Solenostemon scutellarioides USPP 14,790, Can 1,855
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