Nice Coleus, unusual leaf shape with subtle colors.
Limon Blush™ Coleus Plectranthus scutellarioides
- Sun or Shade
The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).
Unique pink and green foliage.Award WinnerAdaptable As HouseplantHeat TolerantDeadheading Not Necessary
CharacteristicsPlant Type:AnnualHeight Category:TallGarden Height:24 - 36 InchesSpacing:18 - 24 InchesSpread:18 - 24 InchesFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Colors:YellowFoliage Shade:ChartreuseHabit:UprightContainer Role:Filler
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:Sun or ShadeMaintenance Category:EasyBloom Time:Grown for FoliageHardiness Zones:10a, 10b, 11a, 11bWater Category:AverageUses:ContainerUses:LandscapeUses Notes:
Great in containers and landscapes.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
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Barbara Krzewicki, Massachusetts, United States, 2 years ago
Award Year Award Plant Trial 2013 Top Performer Michigan State University 2013 Excellent Boerner Botanical Garden 2010 Top Performer Oklahoma State University Botanical Gardens 2010 Top Performer University of Wisconsin 2010 Best Selection University of Wisconsin 2010 Top Performer University of Wisconsin 2010 Top Performer Oklahoma State University Botanical Gardens 2010 Top Performer University of Wisconsin 2010 Best Selection University of Wisconsin 2010 Top Performer University of Wisconsin