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ColorBlaze® Apple Brandy® Coleus Solenostemon scutellarioides

  • Hardy Zones
    • 10 - 11
  • Exposure
    • Sun or Shade
  • Season
    • Spring
    • Summer
  • Mature Size
    • 24 - 34 Inches
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$7.99
Size: 4.5 Inch
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ColorBlaze® Apple Brandy® Coleus Solenostemon scutellarioides
Sun or Shade 24 - 34

Features

Why don't we HANG out ALL SUMMER?

Bicolored burgundy-bronze foliage graces compact, well branched plants.

Adaptable As Houseplant
Heat Tolerant
Deadheading Not Necessary
Resists: 
Deer

Characteristics

Duration: 
Annual
Height Category: 
Medium
Garden Height: 
24 - 34 Inches
Spacing: 
12 - 16 Inches
Spread: 
12 - 16 Inches
Flower Colors: 
Blue
Flower Shade: 
violet blue
Foliage Colors: 
Brown
Foliage Colors: 
Green
Foliage Colors: 
Red
Foliage Shade: 
Burgundy brown foliage with chartreuse edges
Habit: 
Upright
Container Role: 
Thriller

Plant Needs

Light Requirement: 
Sun or Shade
Maintenance Category: 
Easy
Bloom Time: 
Grown for Foliage
Hardiness Zones: 
10a, 10b, 11a, 11b
Water Category: 
Average
Soil Fertility Requirement: 
Average Soil
Uses: 
Container
Uses: 
Landscape
Uses: 
Mass Planting
Uses Notes: 

Use in beds, borders and containers.

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.

This jazzy new Coleus for sun and shade features maroon red leaves with luminescent chartreuse to yellow margins, forming a very well-branched plant that works well in landscapes and containers. Like all ColorBlaze® Coleus, it is bred to take the heat and bloom very late in the season, if at all, extending its garden performance into the fall.

  • I requested this coleus as soon as I seen it in a catalog and knew it was a PW plant! I called Holly at the local nursery and requested she find it for me along with another shrub that I got in an email from PW last fall! This plant is superb and has even outdone my expectations! I planted it in a large pot with a higher coleus behind it and it is so gorgeous! It just gets more and more beautiful as it all grows. I will be doing more with this plant next year since I have experience with it and see how absolutely beautiful it is! Thanks PW for breeding this one!

    Above Average Superior performance, among my favorites, would recommend to others.
    Nancy Muritz
    Funkstown
    Maryland
    United States
    49 weeks ago
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