Photo Courtesy of Ball

Coleus scutellarioides 'Kong Red'

Painted Nettle

Bright Lime Green edge w/ Magenta leaf & Bright Red Flare in center

Height: 18-20 Inches

Spread: 15-18 Inches

Characteristics & Attributes:


Attracts Wildlife:

  • Hummingbirds
  • Butterflies

Attributes:

  • Shade Tolerant
  • Great Foliage
  • Heat Tolerant

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant

Design Use:

  • Shade Gardens
  • Filler
  • Mass Planting
  • Versatile
  • Ground Cover
  • Edging
  • Tropical
  • Container
  • Window Boxes
  • Texture
  • Border

Exposure:

  • Full Shade

Foliage Color:

  • Red
  • Multi-Color
  • Lime Green
  • Magenta

Habit:

  • Upright Mounding

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Spring
  • Fall
  • Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Fall
  • Summer
  • Spring