ColorBlaze® Royale Cherry Brandy® Coleus Solenostemon scutellarioides
- Sun or Shade
The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).
FeaturesI'll be an AFFAIR to REMEMBER.
This jazzy new Coleus for sun and shade features red leaves, forming a very well-branched plant that works well in landscapes and containers. Like all ColorBlaze® Coleus, it is bred to take the heat and bloom very late in the season, if at all, extending its garden performance into the fall.Award WinnerAdaptable As HouseplantFoliage InterestHeat TolerantDeadheading Not NecessaryResists:Deer
CharacteristicsPlant Type:AnnualHeight Category:MediumGarden Height:20 - 30 InchesSpacing:12 - 16 InchesSpread:16 - 24 InchesFoliage Colors:RedFoliage Shade:RedHabit:UprightContainer Role:Thriller
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:Sun or ShadeMaintenance Category:EasyBloom Time:Grown for FoliageHardiness Zones:10a, 10b, 11a, 11bWater Category:AverageSoil Fertility Requirement:Average SoilUses:Border PlantUses:ContainerUses:LandscapeUses:Mass PlantingUses Notes:
Great in landscapes and containers.Maintenance Notes:
Many people feel that coleus look best before they flower. We have worked hard to choose coleus that bloom late in the season or not at all. To keep foliage in top shape, pinch off the blooms as they appear if you wish.
Rules of Thumb for Overwintering Plants Indoors:
1. Choose only healthy plants
2. Bring Plants indoors before frost damages foliage
3. Treat for disease and insects before bringing plants indoors
4. Place in bright areas and add humidity using pebble trays or spray bottles
5. Be careful not to over water
6 When active growth starts in spring fertilize and prune as needed
7. Introduce your plants slowly to outdoor conditions in spring
An application of fertilizer or compost on garden beds and regular fertilization of plants in pots will help ensure the best possible performance.
This jazzy new Coleus for sun and shade features maroon red leaves, forming a very well-branched plant that works well in landscapes and containers. Like all ColorBlaze® Coleus, it is bred to take the heat and bloom very late in the season, if at all, extending its garden performance into the fall.
Award Year Award Plant Trial 2018 Top Performer Jardin Daniel A. Seguin 2018 Perfect Score All Season Oklahoma State University Botanical Gardens 2018 Top Performer Mississippi State University - Crystal Springs 2018 Top Performer University of Wisconsin 2018 Leader of the Pack - Early Season North Carolina State, JC Raulston Arboretum 2018 Highlight Plant Mississippi State University - Poplarville 2018 Top Performer South Dakota State - McCrory Gardens 2018 Perfect Score All Season Mississippi State University - Poplarville 2018 Top Performer Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden 2018 Top Performer University of Guelph
6 More in this series
3 More Recipes