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Solenostemon Rainbow Series, mixed (Coleus 'Rainbow Mix')

Skill rating
Intermediate
skill rating
Maintenance level
2 hours care
per year
Ultimate height
0.6m
Max height
Ultimate spread
0.6m
Max spread
Time to maturity
2-5 years
To maturity

Botanical name: Solenostemon Rainbow Series, mixed

Other names: Coleus 'Rainbow Mix'

Genus: Solenostemon

Variety or Cultivar: 'Rainbow' Mix _ 'Rainbow' Mix is a clump-forming, woody, evergreen perennial with dark purple foliage with crimson veins and a broad green margin.


Solenostemon Rainbow Series, mixed is: Evergreen

Flower: Pale-blue, Insignificant or absent in All seasons

Foliage: Green, Veined, Red, Purple in All seasons

Habit: Bushy, Clump-forming

Watch out for

Specific pests: Glasshouse whitefly , Mealybugs , Scale insects

General care

Propagation methods: Seed, Softwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


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Solenostemon Rainbow Series, mixed (Coleus 'Rainbow Mix') will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.6m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Containers, Greenhouse, Indoor

Cultivation: Plant indoors in well-drained humus-rich soil. Grows best in good (but not direct light) in a frost-free area. Does not tolerate water logging. Water moderately when in growth and apply a balanced liquid fertiliser at alternate waterings.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: South, East, West

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Indoor heated (H1)


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