Week 19 – May 09, 2021

Plant Information

Chocolate Mint Coleus, Premium Sun

  • Chocolate Mint Coleus, Premium Sun - Bloom
  • Chocolate Mint Coleus, Premium Sun - Commercial Landscape 1
  • Chocolate Mint Coleus, Premium Sun - Commercial Landscape 2
  • Chocolate Mint Coleus, Premium Sun - Commercial Landscape 3
  • Chocolate Mint Coleus, Premium Sun - Landscape
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Poster: Premium Sun Coleus
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Solenostemon scutellarioides

Common Name: Premium Sun Coleus

Hardiness Degree: 50°F (10.0°C)

Plant Habit: Mounded, Upright

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

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 8 - 12" (20 - 30cm)

Height: 14 - 20" (36 - 51cm)

Width: 12 - 14" (30 - 36cm)

Exposure: Partial Sun, Sun

General Information: Unique chocolate colored foliage with bight green edge. Upright habit great for Mixed Containers or landscape features.

Grower Information:

Show-stopping colours…bold patterns…rich textures: Pro landscapers and gardeners love these centre stage varieties for their great looks and reliable performance in sunny gardens and patio planters. Our Premium Sun Coleus can tolerate full sun in regions of high relative humidity such as Hardiness Zones 9 and 10. Foliage will scorch in full sun with low relative humidity. All are suitable for shade.

Plug crop time: 5 to 6 weeks
Transplant to finish: 6 to 8 weeks

  • Easy-to-grow, dark-leafed plants show off a rich chocolate colour, with each mid-size leaf finely edged in mint green. 
  • Upright accent plants are well-suited to in-ground plantings and large containers.