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?

    Sunlight Keep the plant outdoor 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 season 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.

    Does Coleus need sun?

    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.

    Are Coleus indoor plants?

    Yes, coleus is an indoor plant.

    Which Coleus is good for full sun?

    Mississippi Summer coleus is good for full sun.

    Is Coleus an annual?

    Coleus is a perennial plant.

    Coleus when to plant?

    You can plant coleus in spring season.

    Coleus where to plant?

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

    Is Coleus toxic?

    No, the Coleus plant is not toxic.

    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
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