Coleus Fairway Mix Solenostemon Scutellarioides is a perennial native to Africa and Southeast Asia. Coleus Fairway Mix seeds can be sown directly outdoors after last frost, and commonly known as Flame Nettle, Painted Nettle and Painted Leaf, Coleus is the heat-loving tropical perennial that is grown as an annual in the United States. Coleus Fairway Mix is an extra dwarf variety that reaches only 8-10 inches in height and features dazzling, colorful foliage with richly colored leaves painted in unique patterns.
Coleus Fairway Mix is a very popular ornamental plant that looks outstanding in containers and hanging baskets. Solenostemon Scutellarioides seeds cannot be covered, because they need light to germinate. Coleus resists heat, tolerating full shade and thrives in the humid, warm environment that resembles its native habitat. Coleus Fairway Mix can be easily grown as a houseplant.
Height: 8-10 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