Photo Courtesy of Ball

Coleus scutellarioides 'Trusty Rusty'

Painted Nettle

Copper leaves outlined in Yellow

Height: 18-24 Inches

Spread: 16-28 Inches

Characteristics & Attributes:


Attracts Wildlife:

  • Hummingbirds
  • Butterflies

Attributes:

  • Heat Tolerant
  • Shade Tolerant
  • Great Foliage

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant

Design Use:

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

Exposure:

  • Part Sun

Foliage Color:

  • Golden Yellow
  • Multi-Color
  • Copper

Habit:

  • Upright Mounding

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Spring
  • Fall
  • Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Fall
  • Summer
  • Spring