Botanical Name Coleus x hybridus
Planting Time Spring-summer
Flowering in Foliage plant
Available Seasons Spring-summer
Perennial usually treated as annual. Coleus will brighten any shady spots with its vibrantly coloured, almost psychedelic leaves in shades of pink, red, bronze, yellow, burgundy and green. Produces blue flowers on soft stems which are insignificant and best removed as soon as they appear .
For bushier growth, pinch back young plants. Fertilise monthly.