PACKET CONTAINS 15 SEEDS
Also known as the 'Painted Nettle', Coleus is a warm climate perennial that is mostly grown a cool climate annual. Often grown for its abstractive foliage, this plant can provide rich colour and texture to your shaded garden beds where most can't.
Coleus makes a great indoor plant and can also be propagated by cuttings.
- Attractive Foliage
- Heat Tolerant (once mature) and can tolerate temperatures as low as 10.0°C
- Shade Tolerant
- Frost tender
Seed to plug size: 5 to 6 weeks. Transplant from 6 weeks
To prevent diseases, irrigate early in the day so foliage is dry by nightfall
|Sowing Depth||Surface sow. Cover lightly with vermiculite|
|When to sow in Australia||
Tropical /Sub-tropical: Early spring, Autumn and winter
|Germination||14 to 28 days at 16-20°C|
|Height||30 - 35cm|
|Position||Shade, Partial Shade|