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Coleus 'Wizard Scarlet'

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Solenostemon scutellarioides


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

Raise Seedlings. 

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

Temperate: Spring

Cold: Spring

Germination 14 to 28 days at 16-20°C
Plant Spacing 35cm
Height 30 - 35cm
Position  Shade, Partial Shade