Trailing Plum Coleus

Solenostemon 'Trailing Plum'

Mounding, spreading display of stunning deep red foliage with two tone crimson-pink margins and ruffled creamy green edges. Performs in spring weather and in the heat of summer! 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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Good to grow...for one season:


Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun

Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.


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Botanical Pronunciationsol-en-oh-STEM-on
Average Size at MaturityReaches 10 to 12 in. tall, 18 to 24 in. wide.
Bloom TimePrized for Foliage
Foliage ColorVariegated
Garden StyleContemporary, Tropical
Growth HabitMounding, Spreading
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Gift Plant
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

Easily grown in average to rich, evenly moist, well-drained soil. Protect from harsh heat and sun exposure in not summer regions. Stems may be pinched back lightly mid-season to encourage dense new growth. Feed monthly.

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Good to grow...for one season