Mr Fothergill’s Coleus Flame Dancers Seeds

4.90 “Price excl. VAT: 4.32

Fabulous foliage for summer bedding or patio containers. Eye-catching colour combinations as indoor plants. Sow anytime for indoor pot plants. Coleus have always been a great plant for adding long lasting colour to the shady border and they also make a dramatic foliage plant for summer pots and bedding.
Half Hardy Perennial (HHP)
Indoor Perennial (IP)
Partial Shade
Suitable for Containers
Height: 30cm(12in)
Habit: Ground Cover, Medium
100 Seeds
For outdoor plants in summer, sow indoors, February-April, 0.5cm (¼”) deep, in trays of compost. Water well and place in a warm position. A temperature of 15-20°C (60-68°F) is ideal. Keep moist. Seedlings usually appear in 14-28 days. Transplant seedlings, 5cm (2″) apart, to other trays when large enough to handle (always hold by a leaf, never by the stem). Grow on in cooler, but not cold conditions. Gradually accustom young plants to outside conditions (avoid frosts), before planting out into well-drained soil, May-June, 20cm (8″) apart, when frosts are over. For use as indoor pot plants, sow indoors at any time of year. Pot seedlings on individually, to 15cm (6″) pots and keep in a light, airy location.
Pinch out the growing tip when plants are about 15cm (6″) tall, to encourage bushy growth. Remove flower spikes to keep foliage at its best.

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