- Full Shade to Full Sun (0 - 6+ Hours Direct Sunlight)
- Mature Height 20-30 Inches
- Mature Width 16-24 Inches
- Use as a Thriller in Containers
Colorblaze Royale Cherry Brandy Coleus (Solenostemon scutellarioides) is grown for its maroon leaves. If it blooms at all, this cultivar blooms late in the summer. To improve the foliage, pinch off buds as they appear. Colorblaze Royale Cherry Brandy Coleus grows in full sun, part shade, and shade so it supplies a splash of color to shade gardens.
Technically an evergreen perennial, Colorblaze Royale Cherry Brandy Coleus is grown as an annual because it cannot stand even a little bit of frost. It is native to Southeast Asia and Australia. Colorblaze Royale Cherry Brandy Coleus can be grown as a houseplant, border, mass planting, landscape, or container. Its upright growth habit and maroon leaves make it a thriller in a container. Colorblaze Royale Cherry Brandy Coleus is heat tolerant and deer resistant.
ColorBlaze® Royale Cherry Brandy® Coleus Care
When planting Colorblaze Royale Cherry Brandy Coleus in the landscape, apply some compost or a slow-release fertilizer to the area to keep it growing all season long. If the plant is in a container, fertilize regularly with a water-soluble fertilizer. Colorblaze Royale Cherry Brandy Coleus needs to be kept moist but not soggy. This plant is not picky about the soil and can grow in average or rich soil. Colorblaze Royale Cherry Brandy Coleus can grow in the sun, part shade, and shade. If the humidity is low where Colorblaze Royale Cherry Brandy Coleus is to be planted, plant in part shade or shade.
Colorblaze Royale Cherry Brandy Coleus can be grown as a houseplant. You can also bring them in for the winter. In that case, you need to check each plant for diseases or pests and take care of that before it gets in the house. Place Colorblaze Royale Cherry Brandy Coleus in bright light inside. Since many homes have low humidity in the winter, it is necessary to augment the humidity level where the plant lives. Do this by putting pebbles in a saucer, fill the saucer to just below the top of the pebbles, and place the flowerpot holding the coleus on the pebbles. Make sure no water is entering the pot the coleus is in. The water will evaporate and make the area more humid. Check often to make sure the pebble tray doesn’t dry out. Colorblaze Royale Cherry Brandy Coleus will need to be hardened off before living outside in the spring.
ColorBlaze® Royale Cherry Brandy® Coleus Spacing
Before planting Colorblaze Royale Cherry Brandy Coleus make sure you have room for a mature plant that grows to a medium height of 20-30 inches tall. It can spread out to be 16-24 inches. Allow 12-16 inches between plants so they do not crowd each other. That restricts air movement and can lead to disease.
ColorBlaze® Royale Cherry Brandy® Coleus Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 10 - 11|
|Plant Type: Annual|
|Light Exposure: Full Sun to Full Shade|
|Mature Height: 20 - 30 Inches|
|Mature Spread: 16 - 24 Inches|
|Mature Spacing: 12 - 16 Inches|
Flower Color(s): Grown for Foliage
Foliage Type: Herbaceous, Deciduous
Foliage Color(s): Deep Red, Purple, Burgundy
Foliage Description: Large, lanceolate leaves with serrated edges and a slightly ruffled texture
Seasonal Interest: Spring and Summer Interest
|Tolerates: Sunlight, Soil, Pest and Disease|
|Uses: Border Plant, Container, Houseplant, Landscape, Mass Planting|
|Features: Foliage Interest, Deadheading Not Necessary|
|Brand: Proven Winners|
|Common Name: ColorBlaze® Royale Cherry Brandy® Coleus|
|Scientific Name: Solenostemon scutellarioides 'Royale Cherry Brandy®'|
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