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PlantFiles: Coleus, Flame Nettle, Painted Nettle
Solenostemon scutellarioides 'Pink Chaos'

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Family: Lamiaceae (lay-mee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Solenostemon (sol-en-oh-STEM-on) (Info)
Species: scutellarioides (skew-tell-ar-ee-OH-ih-deez) (Info)
Cultivar: Pink Chaos

Synonym:Coleus blumei
Synonym:Coleus scutellarioides

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11 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Annuals
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color:
Light Blue
Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall
Mid Fall

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Herbaceous

Other details:
This plant is suitable for growing indoors
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From leaf cuttings
From herbaceous stem cuttings

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Profile:

2 positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive Marilynbeth On Aug 6, 2007, Marilynbeth from Hebron, KY wrote:

Beautiful colors!

I have it being grown in containers getting all day full sun on the patio and in the front in a container that gets morning sun, afternoon shade.

I love it!

Neutral Joan On Feb 4, 2007, Joan from Belfield, ND (Zone 4a) wrote:

Awards:
2005 - Top Performer -Ohio State University
2005 - Notable Performer -University of Tennessee

Positive Joelle On Jul 19, 2006, Joelle from Norfolk, VA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Gorgeous colors, hard to believe that this is a coleus and not an alternanthera. Definitely a keeper!

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Lodi, California
San Leandro, California
Lakeland, Florida
Arlington, Georgia
Hebron, Kentucky
Strongsville, Ohio
Lugoff, South Carolina
Gatlinburg, Tennessee
Gilmer, Texas
Salt Lake City, Utah
Springdale, Utah
Norfolk, Virginia



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