Coleus Kong Green Solenostemon Scutellarioides is a tender perennial native to tropical regions. Coleus Kong Green seeds germinate fast and produce the plant that is well known for its highly ornamental foliage. Coleus has other common names such as Flame Nettle, Painted Nettle or Painted Leaf. Coleus Kong Green is a well branched foliage plant with extra large, green leaves and unique color patterns.
Coleus Kong Green likes to grow in full shade and is perfect for large containers or shade borders and flower beds. Solenostemon Scutellarioides seeds can be successfully germinated without any additional treatment, and as a plant of tropical origin Coleus is heat and humidity resistant. Coleus Kong Green makes a beautiful, low maintenance indoor plant.
Height: 18-20 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