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Coleus Blumei - Rainbow Mix Campanula blumei

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  • Annual, Low Maintenance, showy leaves
  • Excellent for Container & Shaded Areas
  • Blooms Spring through Fall

Product Description

Coleus Blumei - Rainbow Mix

With excellent foliage color and easily grown from seed, our Coleus Blumei is an annual mix that is reliable in gardeners' shady borders. Exotic looking, they perform well as shade garden plants, as well as in pots and containers.

  • Fast Facts

    Name:Coleus Blumei - Rainbow Mix
    Botanical Name:Campanula blumei
    Life Cycle:Annual
    Light Requirement:Partial Sun, Full Shade
    Planting Season:Spring
    Plant Type:Foliage Plant with Multi-Colored Leaves
    Features:Open Pollinated, Deer Resistant, Container Garden
    Color:Green, Pink, Red, White
    Blooms:Spring, Late Spring, Early Summer, Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall, Fall
    Days to Maturity:60-90 Days
    Plant Height:20 inches
    Plant Spacing:8-12 inches
    Planting Depth:1/4 inches
    Sowing Method:Direct Sow
    Cold Stratification:No
    Seeds per Packet:300 mg
    Seeds per Pound:1, 588, 700
    Hardiness Zones:2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Ships:Year Round
  • Planting Instructions

    How to Plant Rainbow Coleus Blumei

    When to Plant Coleus Blumei Seeds

    Coleus seeds can be sown indoors 6-8 weeks before the final frost date and transplanted outdoors after the frost has passed.

    Where to Plant Coleus Blumei Seeds

    Select a location with Partial to Full Shade, with rich, well-draining soil, and good protection from the wind.

    How to Plant Coleus Blumei Seeds

    Start indoors in flats or containers. Spread seeds shallowly across the surface and lightly cover with fine seed starting soil. Cover container with plastic and place in a warm location with bright, indirect light. Keep the soil moist between 65-85° F - Coleus seeds can benefit from bottom heat also. Once seedlings emerge, remove the plastic covering. Transplant outdoors once all threat of frost has passed. Place in holes large enough to accomodate the ball of roots. Give plants 12 inches of spacing when installing.

    How to Care for Coleus Blumei

    Coleus likes fertile soil, so use organic fertilizer regularly. Until they're established, Coleus will need some protection from intense, direct sunlight, as well as strong winds. After the fall frost, when the Coleus dies back, remove the plants from the planting area.

    Download Printable Planting Guide

  • Seed Coverage

    AmountRecommended Coverage
      
    PacketUp to 80 Sq. Ft
    Ounce PackageUp to 625 Sq. Ft
    1/4 Pound PackageUp to 2,500 Sq. Ft
    1 Pound SackUp to10,000 Sq. Ft
    5 Pound SackUp to 1.3 Acres

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