Coleus Wizard Velvet Red Solenostemon Scutellarioides is a tropical perennial that is grown as an annual in most climate zones. Coleus Wizard Velvet Red seeds germinate quickly, and commonly known as Flame Nettle, Painted Nettle or Painted Leaf, Coleus Wizard Velvet Red is a compact, mounding foliage plant with gorgeous, heart-shaped, serrated, rich red and burgundy with a lightly trimmed margin leaves.
Coleus Wizard Velvet Red is sun and shade tolerant, so it is a very versatile plant that can be used for a wide range of landscape applications. Not only Coleus is highly valued as a container and border plant, but it is also an outstanding pot houseplant for growing indoors. Coleus can be easily established from Solenostemon Scutellarioides seeds.
Height: 12-14 Inches
Bloom Season: Spring/Summer/Fall
Environment: Sun/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