Coleus is a beautiful garden plant that is loved for its colorful foliage. The leaves change the colours as the new shoots emerge which will add vibrant color to your garden.

    What makes it special:
  • One of the best eye catching folliage plants.
  • Low maintenance and hardy plants.
  • Perfect plant for outdoor garden and sunny balcony.
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1Coleus (Maroon) - Plant
24 inch (10 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

About Coleus

Coleus (Plectranthus scutellarioides) plant belongs to the family Lamiaceae. They have some of the most stunningly colored foliage in combinations of green, yellow, pink, red, maroon. Coleus also has a wide variety of leaf sizes and overall shapes.

These plants are great for adding color to the garden or home, especially in those dark, drab-looking corners.

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Plant Specifications

Plant Height12 inch (30 cm)
Plant Spread 6 inch (15 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Plectranthus scutellarioides, coleus.
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 90 centimeters
Flower Colour Maroon.
Bloom Time Summer and Winter season.
Difficulty Level Easy.

Planting and care


Refer our Garden Guide for detailed procedures and meanings of words related to gardening.

Sunlight

  • Place your plant in a place that receives Natural bright light/indirect bright light.

  • Soil
  • The soil should be well drained and fertile, rich in organic content.

  • Watering
  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Apply 1 cup (Approx. 50 ml) water when the top soil (1-2 inch) in pot feels dry to touch.
  • Apply water probably in the morning or evening time.
  • Do not overwater the plant.
  • As a rule of thumb, water the plant thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.

  • Application of Fertilizer
  • Before the application of fertilizer loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture.
  • During the main growing season (Feb to May, July to Sep) feed the plant with organic fertilizer once a month.
  • Apply water immediately after application of fertilizer.

  • Plant Protection
  • Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and discard them away from the plants.
  • For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.

  • Don'ts
  • Do not over water the plant especially when pot does not have drainage holes.
  • Avoid applying water on flowers and leaves it may cause fungus infection.
  • Coleus care

    Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location:

  • Keep the plant in Natural indirect bright Light.
  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Apply 1 cup (Approx. 50 ml) water when top soil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch.
  • Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it.

  • Key requirements to keep plant healthy:

    Sunlight Natural bright light/indirect bright light.
    Watering Apply 1 cups (Approx. 50 ml) water when the topsoil (1-2 inch) in pot feels dry to touch.
    Soil Soil should be well drain and fertile, rich in organic content.
    Temperature 20 to 35-degree celsius
    Fertilizer Apply organic fertilizer once a month.

    Coleus uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • Popular as a garden plant for its brightly coloured foliage
    • These plants are great for adding colour in the garden or home, especially in those dark, drab-looking corners

    Frequently Asked Questions

    How to grow Coleus?

    Plant is grown by seeds and limb cuttings. Consider the following points to grow plant. Sunlight Keep the plant outdoor or indoor in indirect bright light. Protect the plant from the afternoon direct harsh sunlight as it can cause damage to the foliage. Soil The soil should be well-drained and fertile rich in organic content. Watering Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture. Water when topsoil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch. Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season. Application of Fertilizer During the main growing (spring)season(February-March) feed the plant with organic fertilizer once a month. Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily.

    What is Coleus plant?

    Coleus is a species of flowering plant in the family Lamiaceae.

    Is Coleus an indoor plant?

    You can grow Coleus indoor where indirect bright light is available.

    Does Coleus need sun or shade?

    Coleus plant does not require direct sunlight it can grow in indirect bright light.

    Is Coleus edible?

    Coleus isn't edible.

    Can Coleus grow in water?

    Yes, Coleus plants are easy to propagate and grow in water.

    Can Coleus be an indoor plant?

    Yes, Coleus is an indoor plant.

    Does Coleus spread?

    Yes, Coleus spread.

    Do Coleus have flowers?

    Yes, some of the Coleus varieties flowers.

    Are Coleus perennials?

    Yes, Coleus is a perennial plant.

    Which Coleus is good for full sun?

    Mississippi summer Coleus is good for full sun.

    Is Coleus an annual?

    No, Coleus is a perennial plant.

    Coleus when to plant?

    You can plant Coleus in spring(February-March) season.

    Coleus where to plant?

    You can plant Coleus outdoor or indoor where indirect bright light is available.

    Is Coleus toxic?

    No, there is no report available about the toxicity of Coleus plant.

    Does Coleus grow in shade?

    Yes, you can plant Coleus in the shade where indirect bright light is available.



    Reviews

    Friday, 13 March 2020

    Got the plant in good condition, and it is growing well.

    Polamuri Suchitra

    Wednesday, 04 March 2020

    Plant is in good health.. I m really happy with this little one.

    Vandana Panda

    Tuesday, 25 February 2020

    Awesome seeds. All grow and are great.

    Vijayashree W

    Saturday, 08 February 2020

    I am satisfied with the plants.

    Deepika Asthana

    Sunday, 24 November 2019

    "I can t wait to bulk purchase again.

    ebsil

    Saturday, 23 November 2019

    Good growth and 90% germination

    Vishal Tejaswi

    Sunday, 17 November 2019

    Today i got this plant...the colour of leaves touches heart.

    Manisha Sharma

    Friday, 15 November 2019

    Tried my self 90% germination rate.Go for it

    zohrin

    Friday, 15 November 2019

    Plant reached in excellent condition along with promised pot

    Dimaten

    Wednesday, 13 November 2019

    I have it on my table with a Lucky Bamboo and looks great!

    Nazneen Shah

    Saturday, 09 November 2019

    Does best in rich, well-draining soil.

    Mohini saxena

    Tuesday, 05 November 2019

    he plant was very nicely packed. Thanks for the plant surely will order more

    Deepika Asthana

    Monday, 28 October 2019

    Good packing. Plant is very healthy and also I received free seeds offer & cashback . Happy :-)

    Madhu Pal

    Sunday, 20 October 2019

    Dose u give instructions on how to maintain them??

    Neeta

    Thursday, 17 October 2019

    Plant came securely packed.Plant is good, no brown leaves. Hope it grows well

    Murali Sunkari

    Thursday, 17 October 2019

    Beautiful healthy plants delivered straight to the doorstep.

    Hema Kumar

    Saturday, 05 October 2019

    Perfectly OK for indoor use with artificial lighting.

    Shakil Anwar

    Saturday, 23 June 2018

    Suddenly all my house plants have started blooming and have lush foliage :)

    Joshi Prisy

    Tuesday, 19 June 2018

    Got the plant in good condition, and it is growing well.

    Alka Devi

    Sunday, 17 June 2018

    This plant can be planted in a simple pot.

    Nitin Suryavanshi

    Wednesday, 13 June 2018

    Fresh and beautiful, Must buy!

    Pukhrambam Kavita

    Saturday, 02 June 2018

    perfect gift for your office and home.

    Srinivas

    Saturday, 26 May 2018

    Plants are awesome.. the quality is just fantastic. .....I gifted it to my mom on her anniversary

    Anup Kanodia

    Thursday, 24 May 2018

    Love how cute the plant is..

    Alka Devi

    Monday, 21 May 2018

    is the pot and soil included?

    Partha Sarathi Sengupta

    Monday, 14 May 2018

    Rare new variety?

    Marudadu RajyaLakshmi

    Wednesday, 22 November 2017

    Awesome packing for live plant.?

    Pinky Talreja

    Thursday, 27 July 2017

    I really impressed with live plant I purchased online from nurserylive, the packaging was superb.. Thanks

    Manisha Sharma

    Friday, 14 July 2017

    I purchased a plant online from nursery live and received it in a very perfect condition, Thanks nurserylive team

    Manisha Sharma

    Friday, 05 May 2017

    It s lovely. The plant was carefully packed and seems to be genuine plant. I m happy with my purchase.

    Indu Gaur

    Tuesday, 11 April 2017

    Thanks the plant is growing well

    Md Thlauhthang

    Tuesday, 31 January 2017

    Thank you very much. Love your company and site.

    Joshi Prisy

    Thursday, 19 January 2017

    Plants are alive but flowers have not come out as yet.

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