Coleus Carefree Blend Seeds

Coleus Carefree Blend Seeds

Solenostemon scutellarioides

Item #1272

Annual. Brighten up shady spots with these rich, colorful leaves! With petite 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. Grow in containers for an excellent accent plant. Coleus also makes a fabulous houseplant at any time of year! Attracts pollinators if allowed to bloom. Grown as an annual although perennial in USDA zones 11 and warmer.
Deer resistant.



Seedling Image

Annual

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"

Thinning:
When 1" tall,
thin to
1 every 12"


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

When to start inside: RECOMMENDED. 6 to 8 weeks before your average last frost date for transplanting outside. Any time of year when grown as a houseplant. Optimal soil temperature for germination is 70°–80°F.

Special germination instructions: Light aids germination. Press seed into soil surface; do not cover with soil. Keep moist.

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