Coleus

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Coleus

Postby Zosherooney » June 25th, 2017, 1:08 pm

Found some (£2 for 4) in M'sons and have planted them out today (between the showers). They are one of my favourite 'leaf' plants, so colourful and varied. I remember many years ago, I had one on my desk at work. Am I right in remembering that you could break a bit off, put it in water and it would root ? I have mixed mine with spider plants, they are both variegated and compliment each other well. The pot is sitting on the patio table and looks quite good from the lounge.
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Re: Coleus

Postby suffolk » June 25th, 2017, 1:29 pm

Yes, they strike from cuttings very easily.
Just remember to pinch out any shoots that are attempting to flower, otherwise the whole plant goes straggly ... and the flowers are insignificant anyhoo.
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Re: Coleus

Postby Zosherooney » June 25th, 2017, 3:22 pm

Thanks Suff.I had forgotten that..... :rolleyes: When it looks a tad more established I will attempt to post a photo, if the size is not too big.... :rolleyes:
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