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Coleus aff Pentheri

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Small downy grey leaves - grow in greenhouse or as houseplant

Coleus aff Pentheri | Church Broughton, Derby, DE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
0.1 litres
£2.00

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Plant Finder: about the Coleus genus

Common names

Painted nettle, Flame nettle

Description

Coleus genus (Painted nettle). These are perennials, annuals and evergreen sub-shrubs. They are grown for their colourful leaves and flowers.

Cultivation

They are hardy or some species are frost tender, min 4-10C. Grow them in sun or partial shade with fertile well drained soil. You should choose a sheltered position. Water them freely in the summer and much less at other times. Pinch out growing shoots of young plants to encourage a bushy habit.

Interest and use

Grown for their colourful leaves and flowers. Make excellent pot plants.

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  • Height0.3m to 0.6m
  • Growth HabitLarge-leaved
  • Flower ColourVarious
  • Leaf ColourVarious

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Church Broughton, Derby, DE65
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