Week 18 – May 08, 2021

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: Low Maintenance, Heat Tolerant, Shade Tolerant

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 colour for use as landscape or garden component. Well-branched, vigorous habit.

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

  • 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.