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Count on Coleus to Add Color and Texture to Garden or Patio Displays

Green Circle Growers - Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Grown for its vibrant and attractive foliage, Coleus (Coleus), also known as Solenostemon, is one of the most unique and varied plants in the summer garden. This colorful, leafy plant makes an attractive container plant or showy addition to garden beds but also serves nicely as an indoor plant, brightening rooms with its remarkable foliage. Its foliage is what makes Coleus such a versatile garden favorite. Growing in attractive, bushy mounds, this leafy ornamental plant offers gardeners an amazing selection of color choices from solid-color deep maroons and bright reds to beautifully variegated combinations of brilliant greens, radiant reds, hot pinks and pale yellows.  ...read more