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Solenostemon scutellarioides
Solenostemon scutellarioides

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Zone
Zones 24, 25, 27, H1, H2
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Full, Partial, Shade
Regular Water
Moderate

Solenostemon scutellarioides

Coleus
Lamiaceae (Labiatae)
Annuals, Perennials

Group of tropical plants (sometimes sold as Coleus blumei) grown for brilliantly colored leaves. Blue flower spikes are attractive, but they spoil the plant’s shape and are best pinched out in bud (pinching also encourages more vigorous leafy growth). Grown as an annual in all zones. Can also be grown as a houseplant.

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