Recently I caught Coleus (Plectranthus) fever I suspect. I have already done the first sowing (Rainbow mix) few weeks ago. The other seeds (Fairway, Kong and…
Solenostemon genus (Painted nettle). This genus consists of many evergreen species of shrubs and succulent herbs. The leaves are blotched or variegated, ovate and lobed. The flowers are produced in racemes of tiny tubular blooms.
Evergreens, Shrubs or Succulents
Tropical Africa, Asia
Popular indoor plants
Under glass you should grow in loam based compost, with moderate light, Outdoors grow in humus-rich moist well-drained soil. Give them a sheltered position in full sun.
Scale insects, mealy bugs and whitefly can become a problem.
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