Gardening 101: Coleus Hues
From red to green to purple, these coleus top our list for fantastic color and performance. Find coleus at local garden centers, or order online from rosydawngardens.com.
'Indian Summer' has red, green, and burgundy leaves; colors deepen in sun; 18 to 24 inches tall
'ColorBlaze Keystone Kopper' has rich, red-copper leaves; 24 to 36 inches tall
'Wasabi' has bright chartreuse, serrated leaves; 18 to 30 inches tall
'Henna' has toothed leaves that are chartreuse and copper above and burgundy below; 22 to 28 inches tall
'ColorBlaze Alligator Tears' has crocodile green leaves with cream-yellow centers; 20 to 30 inches tall
'ColorBlaze Dark Star' has velvety, deep purple, rounded leaves on a compact plant; 20 to 24 inches tall