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Solenostemon scutellarioides 'Sea Urchin Red'

Under the Sea™ Sea Urchin Red Coleus

Coleus

Comments

This selection presents undulating, narrow leaves splashed with intense color; has a dense and compact habit; great for gardens, containers and mixed borders

Description

This selection presents undulating, narrow leaves splashed with intense color; has a dense and compact habit; great for gardens, containers and mixed borders

Landscape Attributes

Under the Sea™ Sea Urchin Red Coleus is an herbaceous evergreen perennial with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its medium texture blends into the garden, but can always be balanced by a couple of finer or coarser plants for an effective composition.

This is a relatively low maintenance plant. The flowers of this plant may actually detract from its ornamental features, so they can be removed as they appear. Deer don't particularly care for this plant and will usually leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Under the Sea™ Sea Urchin Red Coleus is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Mass Planting;Border Edging;General Garden Use;Container Planting;Hanging Baskets

Planting & Growing

Under the Sea™ Sea Urchin Red Coleus will grow to be about 10 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 12 inches. When grown in masses or used as a bedding plant, individual plants should be spaced approximately 8 inches apart. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 5 years. As an evegreen perennial, this plant will typically keep its form and foliage year-round.

Light Requirement:

shade

full sun

Moisture:

moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

9b

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

10 inches

12 inches

rich

Deer Resistant:

true

Fall Color

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