Coleus ‘Dipt In Wine’, ColorBlaze®

ColorBlaze® ‘Dipt in Wine’ Coleus when I brought it home on 5-31-12, #95-4.

ColorBlaze® ‘Dipt in Wine’ Coleus

Plectranthus scutellarioides

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Syn.

Solenostemon scutellarioides

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I acquired my first Coleus ColorBlaze® ‘Dipt in Wine’ from Pleasant Acres Nursery in Leland, Mississippi in the spring of 2012.

The ColorBlaze® ‘Dipt in Wine’ Coleus is a registered trademark of Proven Winners.

 

ColorBlaze® ‘Dipt in Wine’ Coleus on 6-11-12, #99-24.

 

USEFUL INFORMATION:
Type: Annual.
Size: 20-36” tall x 20-24” wide
Growth Habit: Upright
Light: Sun or shade
Water: Average
Uses: Beds, borders, and containers

 

ColorBlaze® ‘Dipt in Wine’ Coleus on 7-2-12, #107-41.

ColorBlaze® ‘Dipt in Wine’ Coleus is a multiple award winner including: Multiple awards from the Kansas State University as a top performer in 2011-2012, 2010 Massachusetts Horticultural Society at Elm Bank, 2011 Best of the Best Award from the Champaign County Illinois Master Gardener Idea Garden, 2012 Hall of Fame from the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical garden.

 

ColorBlaze® ‘Dipt in Wine’ Coleus cuttings on 11-22-12, #130-5.

I took several cuttings of all the Coleus in October 2012 to overwinter for 2013. Unfortunately, I moved from the mansion in Mississippi in February 2013 to return to Missouri. I gave all my Coleus cuttings to a friend.

 

ColorBlaze® ‘Dipt in Wine’ Coleus, #1, on 5-21-15, #260-5.

I bought two Coleus ‘Dipt in Wine’ from Wagler’s Greenhouse in the spring of 2015.

 

ColorBlaze® ‘Dipt in Wine’ Coleus, #2, on 5-21-15, #260-6.

I decided to buy two because one wasn’t enough…

 

ColorBlaze® ‘Dipt in Wine’ Coleus #1 in the north flower bed on 6-14-15, #268-15.

I decided to put #1 in the flower bed along the north side of the house.

 

ColorBlaze® ‘Dipt in Wine’ Coleus #2 on 6-14-15, #268-16.

I transplanted #2 into a larger pot and left it on a plant table next to the shed where most of my other potted plants were. Here, it received filtered sun in the morning and a good amount of afternoon sun.

 

ColorBlaze® ‘Dipt in Wine’ Coleus #1 on 6-27-15, #270-13.

#1 did very well in the north bed as all Coleus I have planted in this bed have done.

 

ColorBlaze® ‘Dipt in Wine’ Coleus #2 on 6-27-15, #270-14.

#2 performed equally as well in its pot.

 

ColorBlaze® ‘Dipt in Wine’ Coleus #1 on 7-12-15, #271-12.

#1 looking very well in July 2015. I don’t know why I didn’t take a photo of #2 on this day.

 

ColorBlaze® ‘Dipt in Wine’ Coleus #1 on 10-3-15, #272-7.

Coming close to the end of the season, #1, as you can see, was AWESOME!!!!

 

ColorBlaze® ‘Dipt in Wine’ Coleus #2 on 10-3-15, #272-8.

#2 did very well, too, but as you can see, not as well as #1 in the bed.

 

ColorBlaze® ‘Dipt in Wine’ Coleus on 7-19-16, #274-24.

I found another ‘Dipt in Wine’ in the spring of 2016 at Wagler’s Greenhouse. I planted this one in the north bed, too. I didn’t take photos earlier because I had to buy another camera…

The Coleus selection wasn’t very good in 2017, so I didn’t find any ‘Dipt in Wine’. That is a good reason you should try and take cuttings of your favorites. You never know what will be available.

I have always liked the color and performance of the ColorBlaze® ‘Dipt in Wine’ Coleus. I highly recommend it to anyone.

I hope you enjoyed this page and maybe found it useful. If you have any comments, questions or suggestions, I would like to hear from you. Please click on “like” if you visited this page. It helps us bloggers stay motivated. 🙂 You can check out the links below for further reading. The links take you directly to the genus and species of this plant.

FOR FURTHER READING:
PLANTS OF THE WORLD ONLINE (GENUS/SPECIES)
WIKIPEDIA (GENUS/SPECIES)
MISSOURI BOTANICAL GARDEN
DAVE’S GARDEN
PERENNIALS.COM
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