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Coleus Scutellarioides

Botanical Name:

Coleus scutellarioides

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How to Grow
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Jun, Jul, Aug

Plant Type

Herb/Forb, Annual, Herbaceous Perennial, Houseplant, Herb.

Lifespan

Perennial, Annual

Flower

Flowers are small, blue-violet, in slender, terminal clusters, and irregularly shaped. Blue-white two lipped nettle-like flowers appear in racemes, early summer to fall but are not showy and can distract from the leaves. The flowers are insignificant. The calyx of the flower is persistent and resembles a saucer hence the Latin name "scutella."

Fruit

Nutlet

Taxonomy

Order

Lamiales

Family

Lamiaceae

Genus

Coleus

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