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|Negative ||darylmitchell ||On Jan 19, 2010, darylmitchell from Saskatoon, SK (Zone 3a) wrote:
I tried two in a part-sun, part-shade exposure... both wilted and died within weeks. I have no idea why.
|Neutral ||Lina5606 ||On Mar 13, 2008, Lina5606 from Flagstaff, AZ (Zone 5b) wrote:
I have had mine for 2 years now. I bring it indoors during winter/ frosty conditions and it lives outdoors when it is warmer here. My plant doesn't have huge leaves like it is supposed to, it's not in full shade either and I am not sure if the sun is the reason the leaves are much smaller.
It is very easy to take stem cuttings and start new plants with this one!
|Positive ||rubygloomrox ||On May 1, 2006, rubygloomrox from Red Wing, MN wrote:
They are very easy to grow. I grow a few from seed every year, and then I decide I don't have enough and get a few starter plants from the local nursery. They grow fast, too.
They are just so vivid and bright, and they add striking color to the shady areas of my gardens. I love arranging them with other plants for a really beautiful display. Since they do so well in the shade, they also make great houseplants.
|Positive ||Happenstance ||On Jul 20, 2004, Happenstance from Northern California, CA wrote:
These coleus boast extremely large leaves, generally the size of your hand. Five unique color patterns include Kong Mosaic a Fantastic Foliage(TM) variety.
Well-branched plants grow 18 to 22 in. (45 to 55 cm) tall in the garden. Keeps a controlled look in combo plantings. Great for large containers & shady mass plantings. Performs best & shows the most intense color in full shade.
Makes a good indoor house plant in bright artificial light conditions.
This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:
Kachina Village, Arizona
San Leandro, California
Saint Augustine Shores, Florida
Red Wing, Minnesota
Lugoff, South Carolina
Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
Saint Helena Island, South Carolina
Grand Prairie, Texas
Hickory Creek, Texas