Coleus, Trusty Rusty – 12oz Pot

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  • Orange with Bright Yellow Margin Foliage
  • Excellent for Sun or Shade
  • Shipped in 4″ pot

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Coleus ‘Trusty Rusty’

This flower is primarily known as Coleus Trusty Rusty.  This foliage has a bright and fun look to them. This foliage is a beauty and would look good in flower beds, pots, and in gardens. Use this to brighten up small places or mix in with other bold and colorful plants. This would be sure to grab viewers’ attention as they gaze at the different variety of plants.

Common Name: Coleus

Scientific Background: Coleus was once classified into the genus, Lamiaceae, but now falls under the genera of Plectranthus and Solonostemon. It is related to the plants, basil, oregano, peppermint, salvia, Swedish ivy, thyme, rosemary, sage, perilla, and others.

Scientific Name: Plectranthus Scutellarioides

Blooms: The leaves of this plant will surely catch people’s attention as they see them out of their peripherals. It features a dark red inner color with a bright green outer color. With these colors, it is sure to be an eye-catching and desiring piece! This flower needs little pinching to meet your expectations.

Hardiness Zones: Since the Coleus cannot withstand a frost, this gentle foliage is predominantly grown in the United States as an annual. This plant is thought to thrive in the following states: Alabama, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, and Wisconsin.

Growth Habit: This Coleus can vary in size with heights ranging from close to 14″ to 36″ in height, and 14″-24″ in width.

Exposure: While this plant is shade tolerant, it also loves the sun so you can plant this foliage in a variety of areas.

Water: This plant needs a fair amount of water, so make sure this foliage maintains a heavy amount of it to support its big and bold leaves.

Spread: When planting, this foliage likes to have it’s space, so space it out with 24″-36″ in garden beds. When in pots and baskets, Coleus likes to have his friends around so you can plant more densely in those areas.

Soil: The Coleus likes to have superb bedding so it should be planted in high-quality potting soil or in gardening soil that it can flourish in with high levels of organic substances.

Potential Handling Dangers: Handling of this plant can cause irritation of the skin or other allergic reaction.

Potential Plant Dangers; Though Coleus is a strong plant that can withstand many dangers, it has a few it cannot. These include frost, bugs such as aphids, mealybugs, spider mites, and whiteflies, and some are prone to root and stem rot.

Helpful Tips: Pesticides that are helpful to this plant include thos that contain abamectin, azadiractin, and melathion, which varies on the targeted pest.

Additional information

Weight0.55 lbs
Dimensions4 x 4 x 12 in

2 reviews for Coleus, Trusty Rusty – 12oz Pot

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    eBay Customer

    Beautiful plants! Packaged well arrived fast would buy again 5*****

  2. Rated 5 out of 5

    eBay Customer

    Thank You. Fast shipping.

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