Stained Glassworks™ Coleus

Plectranthus scutellarioides Stained Glassworks™ Series

A mounding display of exquisite multi-colored foliage. Performs in spring weather and in the heat of summer! A bold accent for borders, beds, window boxes, and containers. Grown year-round in temperate, frost-free regions; treat as an annual elsewhere.
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11: Perennial
Grow as Annual in all zones

Good to Grow...for one season:


Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun

Water regularly to maintain semi-moist soil.


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Botanical Pronunciationsol-en-oh-STEM-on
Average Size at MaturityQuickly reaches 12 to 36 in. tall, 18 to 36 in. wide.
Bloom TimePrized for Foliage
Foliage ColorMulticolored
Garden StyleContemporary, Tropical
Growth HabitMounding
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Specimen, Accent, Edging, Raised Bed, Hanging Basket
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Fast Growing
Water NeedsHigh
Watering NeedsWater regularly to maintain semi-moist soil.

Easily grown in average to rich, evenly moist, well-drained soil. Protect from harsh afternoon sun in extremely hot climates. Stems may be pinched back lightly mid-season to encourage dense new growth. Feed monthly. Hardy to 40°F.

This Plant's Growing Zones: ALL

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone:

Grow As Annual in All Zones