Coleus, shade-loving trailing
Coleus, Shade-Loving Trailing
Trailing shade-loving coleus is an easy-to-grow annual foliage plant that adapts well to hanging baskets and container gardens where its sprawling stems can drape over the edge of the planter. You also can plant it in landscape beds where it will intertwine with flowering annuals and perennials to brighten shady nooks.
- Plectranthus scutellarioides
- 1 to 3 feet,
- 3 to 8 feet
- 1-3 feet wide
Garden Plans For Coleus, shade-loving trailing
More varieties for Coleus, shade-loving trailing
India Frills coleus
(Solenostemon 'India Frills') has deeply lobed narrow leaves with a chartreuse margin and maroon, magenta, and purple center splash. It grows in part or full shade. It trails to 1 foot.
Telltale Heart coleus
(Solenostemon 'Telltale Heart') has heart-shape leaves with scalloped green edges and a deep purple-maroon center. It is slow to flower, so it needs little pinching or pruning to maintain its trailing shape. It trails to 18 inches.