Heirloom Seeds Coleus hybridus Rainbow Improved Painted Nettle Flower Bulk Seeds
Brand Name: seedarea Model Number: S037
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Quantity: 100 Bulk Seeds/bag
Height: 20 to 80 inches (50 to 200 cm).
Growing Regions: Zones 5 to 10.
Flowers: Late spring through to early autumn.
Flower Details: Inconspicuous spikes, purple, pale blue or violet. Grown for its attractive leaves.
Foliage: Green, pink, red, black yellow: variegated leaves.
Sow Outside: Surface. Following last frost in warm areas. Spacing: 6 to to 16 inches (15 to 40 cm).
Germination time: one to three weeks in the light. Temperature 65 to 70°F (18 to 21°C). Two or three months in advance. Transplant outdoors when minimum temperature is not below 45°F (7°C).
Requirements: Full Shade or light shade. Most soils. Rich loam. Moist soil. Monthly feed with fertilizer rich in nitrogen. Pinch tips. Regular watering. Propagate by stem or leaf cuttings in late summer or autumn.
How to grow Painted nettle (Coleus)
It is easiest to start the seedlings of genus plants indoors. they should be started about 3 months before they are due to be put out. They should be sown onto the surface and grown in the light at about 18 to 24 degrees Centigrade. they take around two to three weeks to germinate. Once seedlings of painted nettles are established they should be transplanted at about 20cm (Dwarfs) or 40cm (taller varieties) apart in mid spring, when there is no chance of a frost. They should be grown in a shady area that has a moist loamy soil.