Coleus Chocolate Splash Solenostemon Scutellarioides is a tender perennial that is a member of the Mint family. Coleus Chocolate Splash seeds germinate fast, and other known common names of Coleus are Flame Nettle and Painted Nettle. Coleus Chocolate Splash is a compact and bushy plant that features the eye-catching foliage with green, spear-shaped leaves that are tinted by splashes of chocolate color.
Coleus Chocolate Splash is an excellent container or pot plant, and Coleus is widely used in borders or mass planting. Solenostemon Scutellarioides seeds are one of the easiest seeds to germinate, and Coleus grows well in shady areas, tolerating full or partial shade and preferring moist, but well-drained soil. Coleus Chocolate Splash is easy to grow indoors as a superb houseplant.
Height: 12-14 Inches
Bloom Season: Spring/Summer/Fall
Environment: Shade/Partial Shade
Soil Type: Rich, Moist well-drained, pH 5.6-7.5
USDA Zones: 10-11 (As Perennial) All Regions of North America (As Annual)
Sow Indoors: Spring (6-8 weeks before last frost)
Sow Outdoors: Spring
Seed Depth: Surface sowing - press seeds slightly into the soil
Germination Time: 10-14 Days