Flowers? WHO NEEDS 'EM.

Foliage has purple and red centers with yellow margins

Adaptable As Houseplant

Foliage Interest

Heat Tolerant

Deadheading Not Necessary


Plant Type: 


Height Category: 


Garden Height: 

 24 - 40 Inches 


 18 - 36 Inches 


 18 - 36 Inches 

Foliage Colors: 





Foliage Shade: 

 Red, Yellow and Orange Variegation 



Container Role: 



Light Requirement: 

 Sun or Shade

Maintenance Category: 


Bloom Time: 

 Grown for Foliage

Hardiness Zones: 

 10a, 10b, 11a, 11b

Water Category: 





 Mass Planting

 Specimen or Focal Point

Uses Notes: 

Use in large containers and in the landscape.

Maintenance Notes: 

Many people feel that coleus look best before they flower. To keep foliage in top shape, pinch off the blooms as they appear if you wish.

Rules of Thumb for Overwintering Plants Indoors:

1. Choose only healthy plants

2. Bring Plants indoors before frost damages foliage

3. Treat for disease and insects before bringing plants indoors

4. Place in bright areas and add humidity using pebble trays or spray bottles

5. Be careful not to over water

6 When active growth starts in spring fertilize and prune as needed

7. Introduce your plants slowly to outdoor conditions in spring


Photo Courtesy of Proven Winners -

Colorblaze El Brighto Coleus 4.25" Grande Annual