This coleus is handy for adding flair to a shady site. The beautiful variegated pattern and scalloped edges bring great texture into a mixed planting, spicing things up as a companion to coarser or finer foliage plants. Indian Summer Coleus is fast-growing. In frost free zones it's evergreen, while in cooler zones it will not overwinter and is often used as an annual. It's very popular in annual container gardens—which are perfect for providing a pop of interest you can switch up and play with every year. It's also really tolerant of city pollution, so you've probably seen it in containers around downtown businesses. Solenostemon scutellarioides 'Indian Summer'
Solenostemon scutellarioides 'Indian Summer'
Partial Shade, Full Shade
Mid to late summer
Moderate to fast
4-6" double petals
Indian Summer Coleus is an herbaceous evergreen annual bedding plant 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.
For best shape, pinch back new stems during first few weeks after planting to encourage bushier plants.
Well-drained, fertile soil.
Average water needs. Water regularly, do not overwater
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When will my order ship?
Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:
|2020 Spring Shipping Schedule
||Tender Annuals & Temperature Sensitive Plants|
||4/27/20 - 6/5/20
||3/30/20 - 6/5/20|
|Last Order Date
||All Zones: 6/1/20