Coleus Jazz Velvet Solenostemon Scutellarioides is a tender perennial native to tropics of Asia and Africa. Easily grown from seeds Coleus is also called Flame Nettle, Painted Nettle or Painted Leaf, and Coleus Jazz Velvet is a very compact variety that features extra large, pink with a touch of green leaves.
Coleus Jazz Velvet provides exotic color to shade spots of the landscape, and this ornamental is also wildly popular as a container and pot plant. Solenostemon Scutellarioides seeds can be started indoors our outdoors, and Coleus tolerates heat and humidity perfectly, adapting to various soil conditions but requiring the soil to be moist. Coleus is often grown indoors as a very dependable houseplant.
Height: 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