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Week 9 – February 26, 2024

Plant Information

Dark Chocolate Coleus, Premium Sun

  • Dark Chocolate Coleus, Premium Sun - Bloom
  • Dark Chocolate Coleus, Premium Sun - Container
  • Dark Chocolate 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: Upright

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

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 12 - 18" (30 - 46cm)

Height: 24 - 30" (61 - 76cm)

Width: 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Appealing rich dark purple is solid across the entire leaf. Will show slight touches of burgundy tones especially in full-sun conditions. Mid-season flowers are purple and green.

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

  • Upright accent plants have mid-size leaves in a rich mahogany brown. Slight touches of burgundy appear, especially in full-sun conditions. 
  • A good choice for large mixed containers and in-ground plantings. 
  • Rich mahogany brown partners well with many colour schemes.