Coleus grow and care – 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

Coleus for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy


Blooming Seasons
  • Summer flowers
Flower colors
  • Blue flower
  • White flower
  • Desert Climate
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Temperate Climate
  • Tropics Climate
Leaf color
  • Black leaves
  • Blue leaves
  • Brown leaves
  • Gray leaves
  • Orange leaves
  • Pink leaves
  • Purple leaf
  • Red leaves
  • White leaves
  • Yellow leaf
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
  • Fast growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Annual plant
  • Evergreen
  • Perennial plant
  • Shrub
Plant Uses
  • Colored leaves
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
  • Part shade Plants
  • Shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Regularly water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 10
  • Hardiness zone 11
  • Hardiness zone 12
  • Hardiness zone 13
  • Hardiness zone 3
  • Hardiness zone 4
  • Hardiness zone 5
  • Hardiness zone 6
  • Hardiness zone 7
  • Hardiness zone 8
  • Hardiness zone 9