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FlameThrower™ Coleus

Coleus x hybridus
Size Chart

Annuals & Perennials Size Chart

Annuals & Perennials Size Chart

Typically available from early spring through summer. Check with your local store for current availability.  

Fancy-edged, mosaic-like leaves display a wide array of colors from lime green, gold to burgundy. Makes a flashy annual in containers, borders or as an accent.

Plant with Sweet Potato Vine


  • Landscape Size: 2'-3' tall, 2'-3' wide
  • Light Requirement: Morning Sun/Afternoon Shade or Full Shade
  • Water Needs: Moderate 
  • USDA Zone: 11A or All as Annual
  • 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.

Visit: UC Cooperative Extension Offices

Visit: National County Extension Offices

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. Can be brought inside and overwintered as a houseplant to avoid frost. 



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