Plant Families / Solenostemon - Coleus
Native to tropical Africa, Asia and Australia, Solenostemon (Coleus) are bushy evergreen perennials, often grown as annuals, prized for their spectacular foliage available in a wide array of electrifying colors and shapes. They range from tiny-leafed ground-covers to small shrubs. Highly popular decades after decades, these shade-loving plants are useful for adding color to summer borders, containers and hanging baskets. Easy to grow, low maintenance, heat tolerant, deer tend to stay away from them. What more to ask?