Is there a trailing coleus?
Trailing coleus are known for their spread rather than their height. They are great for planting at the edge of a container so they cascade over the side, and are perfect for hanging baskets, windowboxes, and urns. Most will reach a length of 24”-30” if they are happy with their growing conditions.
What is coleus trailing?
Trailing sun-loving coleus is an easy-to-grow annual foliage plant that adapts well to hanging baskets and container gardens where it sprawling stems can drape over the edge of the planter….Coleus, sun-loving trailing.
|genus name||Plectranthus scutellarioides|
|plant type||Annual Houseplant|
|height||1 to 3 feet 3 to 8 feet|
|width||1-3 feet wide|
What are the different types of coleus?
Can you plant coleus in a hanging basket?
Most coleus plants form neat mounds, which is attractive in the landscape or in containers meant to decorate the floors of patios and porches. Some coleus plants, however, have a trailing habit, which makes them perfect for hanging baskets.
How do you take care of trailing coleus?
Plant your coleus in a sturdy container that won’t tip over if it does get to be 2 feet tall. Fill your container with well-draining soil and fertilize moderately. Be careful not to over fertilize, though, or your coleus in pots may lose their brilliant color. Water regularly, keeping the soil moist.
Which coleus is good for shade?
LifeLime coleus (Solenostemon ‘LifeLime’) lights up the shade with its scalloped chartreuse foliage. Grow it in full to part shade to prevent sunburn.
Which coleus is best for shade?
14 Coleus Varieties to bring Color to your Shade Garden
- Coleus ‘Chaotic Rose’
- Coleus ‘Henna’
- Coleus ‘Dipt in Wine’
- Coleus ‘Painted Lady’
- Coleus ‘Trusty Rusty’
- Coleus ‘Limelight’
- Coleus ‘Inky Fingers’
- Coleus ‘Chocolate Mint’