ColorBlaze® El Brighto Coleus |Proven Winners®

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Features

Characteristics

Plant Needs

Foliage has purple and red centers with yellow margins

  • Award Winner
  • Adaptable As Houseplant
  • Foliage Interest
  • Deadheading Not Necessary

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Characteristics

Plant Type:

Annual

Height Category:

Tall

Garden Height:

24 - 40 Inches

Spacing:

18 - 36 Inches

Spread:

18 - 36 Inches

Foliage Colors:

Orange, Red, Yellow

Foliage Shade:

Red, Yellow and Orange Variegation

Habit:

Upright

Container Role:

Thriller

Tolerant to:

Heat

Plant Needs

Light Requirement:

Sun or Shade

Maintenance Category:

Easy

Bloom Time:

Grown for Foliage

Hardiness Zones:

10a, 10b, 11a, 11b

Water Category:

Average

Uses:

Container, Mass Planting, Specimen or Focal Point

Light Requirement

The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

Uses Notes: 

Use in large containers and in the landscape.

Maintenance Notes: 

Many people feel that coleus look best before they flower. To keep foliage in top shape, pinch off the blooms as they appear if you wish.

Rules of Thumb for Overwintering Plants Indoors:

1. Choose only healthy plants

2. Bring Plants indoors before frost damages foliage

3. Treat for disease and insects before bringing plants indoors

4. Place in bright areas and add humidity using pebble trays or spray bottles

5. Be careful not to over water

6 When active growth starts in spring fertilize and prune as needed

7. Introduce your plants slowly to outdoor conditions in spring

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