Coleus Carefree Blend Seeds

Coleus Carefree Blend Seeds

Solenostemon scutellarioides

Item #1272

Annual. With small (1½") foliage resembling deeply lobed oak leaves, these stunning coleus are sure to dazzle any shade garden. Carefree Blend has a self-branching habit for compact, bushy plants. Brighten up those dark, dull garden spots with the rich, colorful leaves. Grow in containers for excellent accent to ornamental grasses. Coleus also makes a fabulous houseplant at any time of year! Grown as an annual, but perennial in USDA zones 11 and warmer.
Deer resistant.

Seedling Image


Shade to part sun

Blooms summer

8-10" tall

Days to Emerge:
15 - 20 days

Seed Depth:
Press into surface

Seed Spacing:
4-6 seeds
every 12"

When 1" tall,
thin to
1 every 12"

When to sow outside: 1 to 2 weeks after average last frost.

When to start inside: RECOMMENDED. 6 to 8 weeks before average last frost for transplanting outside. Any time of year when grown as a houseplant.

Special germination instructions: Coleus seed requires light to germinate. Press seed into soil surface; do not cover with soil. Keep moist.

Artist: Carolyn Crawford


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