COLEUS RAINBOW MIX SEED

COLEUS RAINBOW MIX SEED

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COLEUS RAINBOW MIX

Description
Rainbow Mixture Coleus Seeds 5140 Heirloom Flower. This variety is great for providing rainbow colours in shady gardens. The highly coloured, small leaved plants are extremely popular for bedding, window boxes or other containers. Very colourful and attractive – simply keep them well watered and enjoy the show!

How to Grow
3500 seed/gram. Start seeds indoors in a soil-less mix about 8 weeks before planting out. Sow seed 3 mm (1/8″) deep and provide bottom heat to keep the mix at a temperature of 24 C (75 F) for the 8-12 day germination period. Grow on under lights at a slightly cooler temperature of 18-20 C (65-70 F). After hardening off, plant out in late May spacing the plants 25 cm (10″) apart.

LIFECYCLE
Tender Perennial Grown as an Annual

PROPAGATION
Start Indoors

DAYS TO EMERGENCE
8 to 12

LIGHT
Partial Shade to Shade

GROWTH HABIT
Bushy

HEIGHT
Low to Medium (15 to 30 cm)(6" to 12")

FROST TOLERANCE
Killed by Frost

DEGREE OF DIFFICULTY
Easy

HERITAGE
Open Pollinated

FAMILY NAME
Lamiaceae

LATIN
Solenostemon scutellarioides X Hybridus

SUGGESTED USES
Massing in shady gardens., Shady borders, Shady planters, containers and window boxes