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2019 Seed Catalog

Black Dragon coleus growing with dusty miller
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Black Dragon

Coleus Seeds

Well-branched plants with very large, frilly, velvety-black leaves with centers of ruby red. Black Dragon coleus grows to 18 in. tall, is a terrific bedding or container plant.

50 seeds - $2.49
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Growing Black Dragon Coleus Seeds

Bee introduces how to plant

Plant Coleus Seeds: Sow seed in cell packs or flats, use a sterilized soil-less mix. Press seeds into soil, do not cover. Needs light to germinate. Kept at 70-75°F., seedlings emerge in 10-14 days. After all danger of frost transplant into 4 in. containers, or into the garden 12 to 18 in. apart. Direct sowing is not recommended.

Grow Coleus: Part sun to light shade. Rich, moist soil. Remove flowers as they form to keep coleus foliage visible, healthy and growing. Near the end of the season, allow some of the nectar-rich flowers to form. Blooms will attract hummingbirds and butterflies. Coleus are excellent container plants, can be even be grown indoors in a brightly lit window.

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