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Common Names: Painted Nettle
Maximum Height: 1 m
Coleus is the traditional name for a genus of tropical perennial plants that have now been reassigned to the genera Plectranthus and Solenostemon. The foliage of these beautiful plants comes in green, purple, orange, red, and yellow with many different leaf patterns.
Light: Ensure the plant receives morning sun but shaded from the hot afternoon sun to maintain consistent foliage coloration.
Water: Watering Coleus grown outdoors once or twice a day is recommended while those grown indoors to be watered every two or three days.
Fertilizing: Feed using a diluted liquid fertilizer once every one to two weeks.