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

Intermediate
skill rating
2 hours care
per year
0.6m
Max height
0.6m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Solenostemon Rainbow Series, mixed

Other names

Coleus 'Rainbow Mix'

Genus

Solenostemon 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

Habit

Bushy, Clump-forming

Flower

Pale-blue, Insignificant or absent in All seasons

Foliage

Green, Veined, Red, Purple in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Glasshouse whitefly , Mealybugs , Scale insects Glasshouse whitefly , Mealybugs , Scale insects

General care

Propagation methods

Seed, Softwood cuttings


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Where to grow

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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Botanical name

Solenostemon Rainbow Series, mixed

Other names

Coleus 'Rainbow Mix'

Genus

Solenostemon 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.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Bushy, Clump-forming


Colour

Flower

Pale-blue, Insignificant or absent in All seasons

Foliage

Green, Veined, Red, Purple in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Glasshouse whitefly , Mealybugs , Scale insects

General care

Propagation methods

Seed, Softwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

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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