Week 44 – October 28, 2020

Plant Information

Kong® Red Coleus, Premium Shade

Growing Information:
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Marketing Information:
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Poster: Foliage
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Solenostemon scutellarioides

Common Name: Premium Shade Coleus

Hardiness Degree: 50°F (10.0°C)

Plant Habit: Mounded, Upright

Characteristics: Low Maintenance, Colorful/Attractive Foliage, Heat Tolerant, Shade Tolerant

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 15 - 24" (38 - 61cm)

Height: 18 - 20" (46 - 51cm)

Width: 15 - 18" (38 - 46cm)

Exposure: Shade, Partial Sun

General Information: HUGE foliage, Unique color combinations on foliage, adds interest to shade garden beds and containers

Grower Information:

Plug crop time: 5 to 6 weeks
Transplant to finish: 3 to 4 weeks

  • Extremely large leaves and unique patterns on well-branched plants. 
  • Excellent shade alternative for large containers, large mixed combos and landscapes. 
  • Also works in indoor plant programs. 
  • Prefers full shade for best performance.
KONG Mosaic, Red and Rose are bred by Sakata Seed Corporation.

'Kakegawa CE12'

Protection Information: US PVP200500015

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