Coleus Dark Star

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SKU
2080

The Coleus Dark Star, 'Coleus hybrid', has dark purple foliage that glows with a subtle sheen, and features a nicely shaped scalloped edge. These new, bigger, sun loving varieties have revolutionized contanier gardening. The brilliant colors explode in sunny locations. Coleus plants are durable and easy to grow. The coleus plants are a tender perennials. Frost will cause them to die immediately. Coleus plants are so colorful that many people keep them and use them as a house plant. These plants will do best in temperatures above 55 degrees. Flower buds should be pinched off as soon as they develop. If a coleus plant is allowed to seed, it has completed its life cycle and will die. Coleus must have good soil drainage. Poorly drained soils and excessive watering will damage coleus. Plants suffering from "wet feet" will be stunted, leaves will turn a muddy brown, and leaf margins will be scorched.

For zones 10-11, this plant can also be a perennial.

PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Coleus Dark Star Is Suited to Grow in Zones 3-11
Growing Zones 3-11
More Information
Brand Nature Hills Nursery
Botanical Name Solenostemon scutellarioides 'Colorblaze Dark Star'
Foliage Dark Purple
Mature Height 10 - 14 inches
Mature Spread 12 - 15 inches
Soil Type Widely Adaptable