Excellent for containers, hanging baskets, outdoors and indoors.  Also good for borders or directly in the garden.  Their colourful leaves are the main reason for their popularity as the flowers are not very impressive.  They are very frost tender. 

Position:   Prefer full sun but can tolerate shade if introduced slowly to adjust.  They may drop their leaves if they are introduced to shade too quickly. 

Spacing:   25 - 35cm

Disease and pests:

Coleus don't suffer from too many problems, if problems occur treat with suitable fungicide or insecticide.


Feed regularly with a general fertilizer like 2.3.2

Colours available:

Leaf variations in Mix, Rose and Jade.