From 1 to 8 feet
1-3 feet wide
how to grow Coleus, shade-loving with solid leaf coloring
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(Solenostemon ‘Krakatoa’) has mahogany-purple leaves. The toothed margins are sometimes tipped in olive green, especially in dense shade. It is a large coleus, growing 3 feet tall.
Lava Flow coleus
(Solenostemon ‘Lava Flow’) is deep purple with fiery-red and black overtones. If grown as an indoor plant, it may develop a black medallion in the center of its leaves during winter.
(Solenostemon ‘LifeLime’) lights up the shade with its scalloped chartreuse foliage. Grow it in full to part shade to prevent sunburn. It grows 3 feet tall.
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