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Coleus 'Defiance'

Sun Coleus

The Defiance Coleus produces vibrant rich red leaves with bright yellow accents acrosses the pointy edges of its leaves. The Coleus has nice dense foliage with a mounding, upright habit. Coleus prefers the shade, but can handle the heat if in partial shade to shade. It is a favorite with landscapers and homeowners. Foliage is a great accent to all shade gardens and landscape. The wide range of colors are so varied that just mixing different Coleus together is striking. 

Height

12-24 Inches

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Spread

12-24 Inches

Homeowner Growing
& Maintenance Tips

Coleus grows best in moist but well drained soil.

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Interesting Notes

  • Great border plants
  • Plant with Impatiens and Ipomea for a beautiful container!
  • Mix with your shade plants for extra color or contrast

 

USDA Hardiness Zone 9-11

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Great Companions

Impatiens Impatiens (Impatiens walleriana Xtreme 'Punch')
Sweet Potato Vine Sweet Potato Vine (Ipomoea batatas 'Margarita')
Impatiens Impatiens (Impatiens walleriana Xtreme 'Salmon')

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes
Ground Cover
Border or Bed
Mass Planting
Container
Focal Point
Great Foliage
Purchase Size(s):
4.5"
Rescape
Exposure
Sun
Partial Shade
Shade
Foliage Color
Red
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Moist
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