Coleus x hybridus 'Carefree Mix'

With colorful leaves, Coleus are perfect for providing constant brightness in shaded and partly-shaded areas. Leaves on different varieties can be heart- or lance-shaped, laced or fringed, and variously-edged, mottled or streaked in mixes of chartreuse, red, lime, pink, salmon, yellow, purple and green. Use as bedding, edging or container plants. Use pure strains, with one leaf color combination, with other plants of varying texture and color. Mixed strains, with many different hues, introduce a riot of color in the garden. Perennial in warm winter areas, but are commonly grown as annuals in all areas. Too much sun will bleach colors out, and too much shade will result in poor growth and less colorful leaves, so keep shade partial. Easy to grow from seed. Pinch young plants to encourage bushiness. Pinch inconspicuous flowers before they develop.
Coleus x hybridus
The deeply lobed leaves on this dwarf, 10-inch plant are resistant to fading in sun. Slow to form flowers. Use in bedding or in containers.

Attributes - Coleus x hybridus 'Carefree Mix'

Plant Type: Annual

Height: 8 in. to 10 in.

Width: 10 in.

Sunlight: Partial Sun, Shade

Notes: Container Plants. Susceptible to Black Spot, Damping-off, Spider Mites, Whiteflies.

Related Plants

Coleus x hybridus 'Duke Yellow', Coleus x hybridus 'Rob Roy', Coleus x hybridus 'Wizard Velvet'
 
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