Solenostemon scutellarioides &
Solenostemon scutellarioides &

Kong® Red Coleus

Solenostemon scutellarioides 'Kakegawa CE12'

Regular price$9.63
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  • Delivery ONLY to Metro Atlanta & Athens within 5-7 business days
  • Pickup in 3-5 business days from our Switchyard in Chamblee
           (Mon & Fri 3pm-6pm - 3708 N Peachtree Rd, Atlanta, GA)

Kong Red Coleus is a tender shade-loving evergreen perennial primarily grown for its dramatic foliage.  The huge leaves are dark burgundy with deep red venation and an irregular bright green margin emphasizing its ruffled edges.  Its non-showy bloom is often removed to maintain foliage display.  Grows best in partial sun and moist, loose well-drained soils.  Annual if grown outdoors out of the 10-11 zones.


Perennial, Annual


1.5' - 2'


1' - 1.5’



USDA Hardiness Zone: 

10 - 11


Part SunFull Shade

Bloom Color: 


Season of Interest: 


MAINTENANCE NEEDS:   Low maintenance.  No serious pests or diseases.  Watch for spider mites, aphids, and whiteflies.  Wilt may occur with too much sun, while too much shade may make the plant leggy.

LANDSCAPE USES:  Accents or Group Plantings, BordersWoodland GardensNaturalized AreasRock Gardens, and Containers.

COMPANION PLANTS: Geranium, Elephant EarsSweet Potato Vine

IMAGE: MostafamerajiGreenhouses in mahallat 44CC BY-SA 4.0, (2) Balaji KasirajanGBG Plant 20CC BY-SA 3.0

*As plants have ranges in appearance they may not appear as the images shown.

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