Scientific Name: Perilla frutescens
Common Name: Perilla
Hardiness Degree: 32°F (0.0°C)
Blooming Season: Spring, Summer
Plant Habit: Mounded
Characteristics: Heat Tolerant, Drought Tolerant, Shade Tolerant, Low Maintenance, Colorful/Attractive Foliage
Fertilize: Every two weeks
Spacing: 12 - 14" (30 - 36cm)
Height: 24 - 36" (61 - 91cm)
Width: 12 - 18" (30 - 46cm)
Exposure: Shade, Sun
General Information: This striking plant features showy coleus-like foliage, but is extremely heat and cold tolerant. A wonderful addition to large mixed containers or for adding contrast to the landscape.
Striking, multicolor accent plant is extremely well-branched and vigorous, so fewer inputs are needed. Fills in mixed containers fast, and delivers great heat tolerance and Summer performance.
(Flowering Only License)