53 Coleus Seed Varieties from 7 Outstanding Series:
Giant Exhibition |
Fairway | Kong
Superfine Rainbow |
Coleus Seed Individual Varieties:
Mighty Mosaic |
Chocolate Symphony |
Under the Sun |
Vaughan's Rainbow Mix |
Rainbow Mix Improved
MIGHTY MOSAIC Coleus Seeds
Leaves splashed deep red, green, and yellow. Vigorous, branching plants grow in part to light shade in all areas; in climates with high humidity 'Mighty Mosaic' also thrives in full sun. Late flowering. Plants remain the center of attention over a long season. Grows 20-26 inches tall.
'Chocolate Mint' and 'Versa Lime' coleus have been formulated together into multi-pelleted seeds. A single pellet will have both varieties inside. 'Chocolate Mint' serves up cocoa colored leaves topped in mint, and 'Versa Lime' carries brilliant chartreuse leaves. These two outstanding varieties have been selected for their similar growth rate, bloom season, low maintenance needs, as well as complimentary foliage. Because they both bloom very late, the foliage remains showy for months. Easy to grow in part sun or light shade. Grows 20-32 inches tall. With 'Chocolate Symphony Fuseables' coleus it is now possible to create designer plantings with a minimum of effort.
UNDER THE SUN FUSEABLES Coleus Seeds
'Versa Crimson Gold' and 'Versa Lime' coleus have been formulated together into multi-pelleted seeds. (A single pellet will have both 'Crimson Gold' and 'Versa Lime' inside.) 'Versa Crimson Gold' produces bright crimson leaves, edged in a fine ribbon of gold, and 'Versa Lime' carries brilliant chartreuse leaves. These 2 'Versa' varieties have been selected for their similar growth rate, bloom season, low maintenance needs, as well as complimentary foliage. Because they both bloom very late, the foliage remains showy for months. Easy to grow in full sun or light shade, in containers or borders. With 'Under the Sun Fuseables' coleus it is now possible to create designer plantings with a minimum of effort.
SUPERFINE RAINBOW SERIES Coleus Seeds
Large, vivid, multicolored leaves on vigorous, bushy, elegant 12-15 inch tall plants. Very late flowering, Superfine Rainbow coleus radiates a wide spectrum of colors over a long season. Perfect for semi-shaded beds, borders and containers.
Large, brilliant rose leaves, edged in green, mottled with bronze-red.
Fiery, orange leaves, heavily bordered in dark bronze.
A sensational formulated blend of all the 'Superfine Rainbow' colors. Plants are robust, with large leaves. They grow 12-15 inches tall.
Showy streaks of red, salmon, yellow and green. These easy to grow, bushy plants reach 12-15 inches tall.
Large, vivid deep red leaves. Fast-growing plants to 12-15 inches tall.
Big, bright, burgundy-red leaves lined in chartreuse. Vigorous growth to 12-15 inches tall.
VAUGHAN'S RAINBOW MIX Coleus Seeds
Offers a wide selection of showy colors, combined with excellent uniformity in plant height and leaf size. Grows to 15 inches tall.
WIZARD SERIES Coleus Seeds
Compact, base-branching plants grow just 10-12 inches high and never need pinching. They add a cheerful note to shaded borders or patio containers and can even be grown indoors on a sunny windowsill. All 'Wizard' varieties thrive in afternoon or filtered shade and moist soil. 'Coral Sunrise,' 'Golden,' 'Velvet Red,' and 'Sunset' tolerate sun, heat and humidity particularly well.
Showy leaves with salmon-pink centers, shading into olive green with bright green, serrated margins.
The large, rich chartreuse leaves light up shady areas and provide outstanding contrast to darker colored (especially purple) plants.
Extraordinary patterns make 'Wizard Mosaic' plants unforgettable; every leaf will is uniquely blotched and/or striped.
Lime-green leaves splashed with dark red, scarlet veins on the undersides, and bronze tips.
A designer blend of seven showiest, most complimentary Wizard colors.
GIANT EXHIBITION SERIES Coleus Seeds
Huge, brilliant lime-green leaves demand attention and are absolutely stunning when performing with purple shades in containers or borders. Grows 12-15 inches tall.
Gigantic, glowing dark purple-red leaves edged with a thin green line. Plants reach up to 15 inches tall.
Huge, 6-7 inch, green leaves with white centers, marbled in red. Grows 12-15 inches tall.
A dramatic mix formulated from all 8 'Giant Exhibition' colors. A truly memorable mix we highly recommend. Plants will grow up to 15 inches tall.
'Palisandra' carries enormous, velvety, pure deep purple-black leaves. Grows 12-15 inches tall.
Whopping, 6-7 inch, rusty red leaves with stitched yellow edges. Grows 12-15 inches tall.
BLACK DRAGON Coleus Seeds
Well-branched plants with very large, frilly, velvety black leaves with ruby red centers. Terrific for bedding or containers. Grows to 18 inches tall.
RAINBOW MIX IMPROVED Coleus Seeds
Vigorous, 15 to 20 inch tall plants with medium-sized, velvety leaves in many multicolor combinations of chartreuse, bronze, magenta, red, gold, and green.
VERSA SERIES Coleus Seeds
Finally, a remarkably versatile seed grown coleus. The 20-32 inch tall plants are vigorous and well-branched, producing brilliant leaves in both full sun or light shade. Versa series coleus are easy to grow in borders or containers and because they bloom very late, the plants remain showy for months.
BURGUNDY TO GREEN
Brilliant burgundy leaves, with wide green margins.
During the winter of 2013-14 we grew 'Versa Burgundy to Green' coleus in our office. Inside a 6 inch pot on a windowsill receiving late afternoon direct sun.
For several weeks the plants remain a solid, rich burgundy color. Then the color changes. This is worth seeing. We highly recommend 'Versa Burgundy to Green' coleus. We found the plants to be sturdy and adaptable. They provide easy to grow, eye-popping color wherever it is needed most. In this instance a business office in winter. Plants are equally satisfying in the spring and summer garden.
Vivid crimson leaves, edged in a fine ribbon of gold. 'Versa Crimson Gold' is the best of the 'Versa' coleus - it may be the top performing coleus of any kind. Highly recommended.
Brilliant leaves with pink centers and lime green margins, edged in a fine ribbon of gold. Available in 100 seed bulk packets.
KONG SERIES Coleus Seeds
A superb coleus series with enormous, dinner plate sized leaves with dramatic markings. The 22 inch tall plants are sturdy, mounding, well-branched and fast growing. Prefers afternoon or filtered shade.
The center of each leaf is rich red with strong veining. The leaf edges are bright green.
Scarlet centers transition into deep burgundy-maroon, edged in green.
FAIRWAY SERIES Coleus Seeds
Super showy, extra dwarf, uniform, 8-10 inch tall plants make the 'Fairway' series of coleus the perfect choice for hanging baskets, containers or landscapes.
Dramatic foliage with unique patterns; growing 'Fairway Mosaic' is an eye-popping experience.
5 COLOR MIX
A gorgeous, formulated mix including Red Velvet, Mosaic, Ruby, Salmon Rose, and Yellow in the Fairway series.
CHOCOLATE SERIES Coleus Seeds
The non-fade, bold foliage of 'Chocolate Covered Cherry' thrives in full sun with high humidity. Leaves are deep mahogany with rose centers, and thin green borders. Grows to 14 inches tall, flowers late, provides long season of color. Showy in borders or pots in full sun to light shade.
CHOCOLATE MINT Coleus Seeds
Easily one of the most yummy coleus varieties we have ever tried, 'Chocolate Mint' serves up cocoa colored leaves edged in mint, on mounding, 12-14 inch tall plants.
Available in bulk packets of 50 pelleted seeds only.
CHOCOLATE SPLASH Coleus Seeds
Green leaves splashed with chocolate. The age of the leaf and lighting conditions cause these beautiful patterns to evolve over time. A stunning variety ideal for containers, and is a tough, easy to grow choice for landscape plantings.
DARK CHOCOLATE Coleus Seeds
Delectable, velvety, mahogany foliage on easy to grow, widely adapted 14 inch tall plants. One of the few coleus varieties which will thrive in full sun when given plenty of water. Coloring shades darker in part or light shade and leans to burgundy in full sun. Very showy, 'Dark Chocolate' makes an impression, even from a distance.
How to Plant COLEUS Seeds
Sow seed in cell packs or flats, using a sterilized soil-less mix. Press into soil but do not cover. Needs light to germinate. Kept at 70-75 ° F., germination is in 10-14 days. Transplant into the garden 6-9 inches apart.
Comments: Part sun to filtered shade, the 'Versa' series tolerates full sun in most areas, prefers part shade in low humidity areas of the west. Rich, moist soil. Remove flowers as they form to keep foliage healthy and growing. Allow some of the nectar-rich flowers to form near the end of the season, if you wish to be visited by hummingbirds and butterflies. Excellent container plants.