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Week 24 – June 12, 2024

Plant Information

Kong Jr.™ Green Halo Coleus, Premium Shade

  • Kong Jr.™ Green Halo Coleus, Premium Shade - Bloom
  • Kong Jr.™ Green Halo Coleus, Premium Shade - Commercial Landscape 1
  • Kong Jr.™ Green Halo Coleus, Premium Shade - Landscape
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Poster: Foliage
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Solenostemon scutellarioides

Common Name: Premium Shade Coleus

Hardiness Degree: 50°F (10.0°C)

Plant Habit: Mounded, Upright

Characteristics: Colorful/Attractive Foliage, Heat Tolerant, Shade Tolerant, Low Maintenance

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 15 - 24" (38 - 61cm)

Height: 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)

Width: 20 - 35" (51 - 89cm)

Exposure: Shade, Partial Sun

General Information: HUGE foliage with unique color combinations adds interest to shade garden beds and containers.

Grower Information:

Plug crop time: 5 to 6 weeks
Transplant to finish: 3 to 4 weeks

  • Kong Jr.'s heart-shaped leaves are 30% smaller than Kong’s, but just as stunning. They make Kong Jr. easier to ship, with less breakage and less loss. 
  • Leaf size is well-matched across the series. 
  • Well-branched, tidy habit is irresistible to shoppers. 
  • Performs well in landscapes, patio planters and mixed containers. 
  • Adds unique colours and patterns not available in Kong series. 
  • Also works in indoor plant programs.

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