Coleus growing shrub of that genus also known as Plectranthus scutellarioides, Coleus evergreen perennial plant, but in cold weather become annual and used as ornamental plant, can grow in mediterranean, subtropics, temperate, tropics climate and growing in hardiness zone: 10+ (as perennial) 3-9 (as annual).

Coleus leaves

Leaves color can be: green, yellow, black, brown, blue, grey, orange, pink, purple, white, red or mostly more than one color, often mottled or stained, foliage color can be homogeny or diverse of several colors on the same leaves, the leaves are oval with serrated edges

Flower small in color blue –white, flower grow on stalk in inflorescence

Although Coleus referring to more plant from this genus this page referring to Plectranthus scutellarioides

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Requirements for Coleus growing and care:

Light soil, well drain

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
No, but possible

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Sensitive to; heat wave, cold

Recommended planting season?
Spring

Pests and diseases:
Aphids, nematode

When is the best time to prune a Coleus shrub?
Spring

How to prune:
Inflorescence stalk

What is the size of a Coleus shrub?
20-80cm, 8-32 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
In warm climate full Shade – half Shade, cold climate full sun- half Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Yes, but need light

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Summer

General information about the flower
White-blue small flower, the flowers grow on stalk in inflorescence

Thinning the bloom:
Yes, recommend to thinning make the plant life shorter

Scientific name:

Plectranthus scutellarioides

Blooming Seasons

Flower Colors

Climate

Leaf color

Ornamental parts

Plant growing speed

Plant life-form

Plant uses

Planting season

Plants sun exposure

Watering plants

Hardiness zone

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