Technically a tender perennial, a coleus plant is usually grown as an annual. Coleus plants are grown for their brightly colored foliage and need deadheading for optimum growth. More »

Coleus plants must be kept moist and require frequent watering. They should be fertilized in their active growing season and brought indoors for the winter. Pinching back the shoots creates a bushier plant. The coleus pr... More »

Some coleus plants are toxic to cats, as well as dogs and horses. The plants contain an essential oil that can cause moderate to severe digestive problems when consumed. More » Pets & Animals Pets Cats
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