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Coleus Dragon Black


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Product Details

Seeds per packet: 55

Add an artistic splash of color to your garden or container arrangements with Coleus Dragon Black. A member of the Solenostemon scutellarioides family, this unique cultivar boasts a captivating blend of deep red and purplish-black foliage, perfect for shaded or partially sunny spaces. Its mid-sized, serrated leaves offer a dramatic contrast and unusual texture, making it a perfect focal point or complementary plant in mixed containers. Not only is it visually stunning, but this hardy plant also tolerates heat and shade exceptionally well. With a convenient growth habit requiring moderate watering and bi-weekly fertilization, you can enjoy effortless beauty all season long.

Product Features:

  • Scientific Name: Solenostemon scutellarioides
  • Hardiness Degree: Thrives at 50°F (10.0°C)
  • Plant Habit: Mounded, Upright structure, ideal for compact spaces
  • Unique Foliage: Deep red leaves bordered by eye-catching, curled, and serrated black-purple edges
  • Heat and Shade Tolerance: Equally content in partially sunny to shaded locations
  • Water Requirements: Moderate; does not require frequent watering
  • Fertilization: Bi-weekly fertilization for optimal growth
  • Spacing: Ideal spacing of 10 – 14 inches (25 – 36 cm)
  • Size: Grows to a height of 12 – 14 inches (30 – 36 cm) with a width of 10 – 12 inches (25 – 30 cm)
  • Versatile Use: Perfect for mixed containers, garden beds, and landscape features
  • Fast Growth: Plug crop time of 5 to 6 weeks and transplant to finish in another 5 to 6 weeks
  • Exotic Appeal: Serrated leaves and unusual texture make it stand out in any setting

Product Categories

Height: 13-24 Inches
Life Cycle: Annual
Water Needs: Average
Use: Bee Garden, Butterfly Garden, Containers, Culinary, Landscaping
Planting Season: Fall, Spring
Plant Species: Flowers
Light Requirements: Partial Shade
Bloom Season: Spring

Planting & Care Instructions

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