Coleus Kong Mosaic Solenostemon Scutellarioides is a perennial native to tropics of Africa and Asia. Coleus Kong Mosaic seeds are easy to grow, and also known as Flame Nettle, Painted Nettle or Painted Leaf, the Kong variety of Coleus is a multi-branching ornamental that features extra large, deep-green leaves with distinct splashes of red and cream.
Coleus Kong Mosaic is a superb ornamental plant for growing in large shade containers, flower beds, and borders. Solenostemon Scutellarioides seeds one of the easiest flower seeds to germinate. Coleus is very adaptable to various soil conditions and shade tolerant. Coleus is easily grown indoors as an impressive, colorful houseplant.
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