Purple Coleus

Vino Sun Coleus has deep purple foliage that turns almost black in the sunlight.  This dark color is complimented by a narrow green margin around the outside of the leaf.  As the plant matures you may see flower spikes however, this variety has been known to not flower.  There are so many different varieties of sun coleus on the market now, there is one for everyone’s taste. Sun Coleus has attractive foliage that adds contrast to landscapes and containers. They are called ‘Sun Coleus’ due to the ability of these varieties to perform well in full sun and should not be confused with regular coleus varieties that require shade. Sun Coleus are probably one of the easiest annuals to grow.

Size: #4.5

Spacing: Plant 12″ to 24” apart.

Height: Grows 24″ to 36″ tall.

How To Grow: Plant in full sun to full shade.

Outstanding Features: Sun Coleus can tolerate full sun and that’s what they are all about, but most coleus grow best in semi-shade. Great color can be added to the garden by mass planting coleus.

Tips: Keep moist but not soggy. For bushier coleus, pinch off flower stalks and other spindly stems.

Uses: Garden Bed, Containers, Landscapes

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