Coleus – Fairway Red Velvet

Fairway Red Velvet

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This decorative foliage plant will add a burst of color to shady areas.  Coleus is sensitive to cold.  Use in beds, pots or hanging baskets.

Color:  Deep ruby red center with thin white margin

Flowering Period:  July through September

Growing Conditions:  Best in moist, well-drained, rich soil.  Poor frost tolerance.  To maintain bright foliage color, remove the tiny lilac flowers as they appear.  Coleus should be cut back occasionally to keep the plants maintained.

Height:  Grows 10-15 inches tall.

Spacing:  Plant 10 inches apart.

Light:  Part sun and shade