Coleus Wizard Sunset Solenostemon Scutellarioides is a tender perennial native to tropical regions. Coleus Wizard Sunset seeds can be started directly outdoors, and Flame Nettle, Painted Nettle and Painted Leaf are other common names of this plant. Coleus is grown as an annual in most climate zones, and this compact, foliage plant is a highly ornamental addition to any garden. Coleus Wizard Sunset features very attractive, basal-branched foliage with serrated, red leaves that are toned by bronze and apricot.
Coleus Wizard Sunset tolerates heat, humidity, and looks outstanding in mixed containers, borders or flower beds. The Solenostemon Scutellarioides seeds are very rewarding way to establish a Coleus plant that is not only one of the best foliage plant to grow in a garden but is also a very popular ornamental 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