Typically available from early spring through summer. Check with your local store for current availability.
Mosaic-like leaves display a wide array of colors from lime green, gold to burgundy. Used as an annual in our area for containers, borders or as an accent.
Plant with Sweet Potato Vine
- Landscape Size: 2'-3' tall, 2'-3' width
- Light Requirement: Morning Sun/Afternoon Shade or Full Shade
- Water Needs: Moderate
- Sunset Zone: 1-24
- Growth Habit: Mounding
- Growth Rate: Fast
- Attributes: Air Purifier
These characteristics apply to the greater Sacramento area and nearby regions.
Live outside of our area? Please check with your local cooperative extension for the best growing practices in your neck of the woods.
Green Thumb Guide
Grows well in enriched soils with good drainage. Feed with a general fertilizer in spring after planting. Coleus is frost sensitive and will die back almost completely during winter in our area. Can be brought inside and overwintered as a houseplant to avoid frost.ebstone-organics-surestart,sweet-potato-vine,dr-earth-premium-gold-174-all-purpose-fertilizer,hestra-robin-synthetic-glove,corona-174-comfort-trowel