Coleus Kong Salmon Pink Solenostemon Scutellarioides is a tender perennial plant that is normally grown as an annual. Planting Coleus Kong Salmon Pink seeds is a great way to start this impressive plant. Flame Nettle, Painted Nettle, Painted Leaf are other common names of Coleus that is a very popular shade-loving ornamental foliage plant. Coleus Kong Salmon Pink is a tall variety with upright growth habit and exotic foliage that produces extra large, bright-green leaves with a pink midrib.
Coleus Kong Salmon Pink is a superb ornamental plant for shade containers and gardens. Solenostemon Scutellarioides seeds can be started directly outdoors after last frost. Because of its tropical origin Coleus is very heat tolerant, and the plant thrives in shady and humid environment. Coleus is also known as one of the most dependable houseplants.
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