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Coleus hybridus Wizard 'Scarlet'

Shade Coleus

Coleus Wizard Scarlet produces deep red foliage trimmed in pale green. It is a great contrast for any container, basket, or landscape. 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

12-14 Inches

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Spread

10-12 Inches

Homeowner Growing
& Maintenance Tips

Most Wizard Coleus prefer partial shade to shade, however; the Wizard Coleus can handle more sun, and 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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Bench Card

Great Companions

Impatiens Impatiens (Impatiens walleriana Xtreme Tango 'Mix')
Sweet Potato Vine Sweet Potato Vine (Ipomoea batatas Ace of Spades 'Black')
Impatiens Impatiens (Impatiens walleriana Super Elfin 'Blue Pearl')

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Attributes
Ground Cover
Border or Bed
Mass Planting
Container
Edging
Great Foliage
Purchase Size(s):
1801 (4")
Rescape
1204
606
Exposure
Partial Shade
Shade
Foliage Color
Red
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Moist
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