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Week 10 – March 04, 2024

Plant Information

Watermelon Coleus, Premium Sun

  • Watermelon Coleus, Premium Sun - Bloom
  • Watermelon Coleus, Premium Sun - Container
  • Watermelon Coleus, Premium Sun - Landscape
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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

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

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 12 - 18" (30 - 46cm)

Height: 20" (51cm)

Width: 18 - 22" (46 - 56cm)

Exposure: Partial Sun

General Information: Long-lasting watermelon-like shades of pinks and greens with a touch of yellow are lovely and unusual for use as a landscape or garden component. To add excitement, leaves have green edges in cool conditions and mature to deep pink under warmer conditions. It features a well-branched, vigorous habit.

Grower Information:

Showstopping 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

  • Watermelon-coloured leaves with green edges in cool conditions mature to deep pink under warmer conditions. 
  • Can be used in sunny or shady landscapes. 
  • Beautifully coloured foliage with late flowering.