Coleus ‘Electric Lime’®

 

Coleus ‘Electric Lime’ at 10″ tall on 10-12-11, #82-3.

Coleus ‘Electric Lime’
Plectranthus scutellarioides
plek-TRAN-thus skew-tell-ar-ee-OH-ih-deez
Syn.
Solenostemon scutellarioides
sol-en-oh-STEM-on skew-tell-ar-ee-OH-ih-deez

I bought my first Coleus ‘Electric Lime’ in 2011. I always buy one of these if I can find them because they are a great Coleus! They make any shady area brighter and seem to just glow. They are great planted next to plants with darker leaves for a contrasting color.

Coleus ‘Electric Lime’ on 6-11-12, #99-25.

It has been 6 years from the time I am writing this page from them I grew this plant. I think I overwintered the above pot of Coleus ‘Electric Lime’ as cuttings of the one in the first photo.

 

Coleus ‘Electric Lime’ on 7-3-12, #107-43.

USEFUL INFORMATION:
Hardiness: Down to 32°F
Plant Habit: Upright
Water: Medium
Size: 14-28” tall x 16-24” wide
Light: Sun or shade
Uses: Beds, borders, containers

Coleus ‘Electric Lime’ on 6-1-14, #228-26.

When I moved back to Missouri in February 2013 I had to give up most of my plants. Was glad to find a Coleus ‘Electric Lime’ in 2014. I was sure I had one besides 2014 but I don’t have photos of any since then.

 

Coleus ‘Electric Lime’ next to the porch on the north side of the house on 7-12-14, #231-35.

Coleus ‘Electric Lime’ always does very well and I highly recommend it to anyone. If it flowers, like this one, it is best to pinch them off. The plants do much better.

ELECTRIC LIME® is a U.S. registered trademark of Florida Foundation Seed Producers, Inc.

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