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Coleus Plant

Tradescantia fluminensis ‘Tricolor’

Care: Minimal

Light: Partial Shade to Full Shade

Water: Grow best in soil that is consistently moist though not soggy.

Feed: One to two times per year.

Getting To Know your Coleus Plant

These lovely foliage plants give us all-season color in full sun, shade, and everything in between and are the ultimate low-maintenance plant. Coleus is a tender tropical plant, native to areas bordering the equator. They love the heat but will happily grow as annuals in just about any garden.


  1. Follow the Planting Guide by scanning the QR Code located at the bottom of this page

  2. To keep the beautiful markings you need to provide good to bright light. Avoid direct sun exposure and low light conditions.

  3. Water below leaves (don’t get leaves wet)

  4. Let water run through pot

  5. Water: summer/fall: once weekly Spring/Winter: once every two week

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