Deep-red leaves on compact, branching, 12-14 in. tall plants which never need pinching. Wizard Velvet Red tolerates sun, heat, and humidity unusually well for a coleus.
Wizard Velvet Red coleus adds vibrant color to shaded borders or pots, can even be grown indoors on a sunny windowsill. Plants thrive in afternoon or filtered shade and moist soil.
Growing Wizard Velvet Red Coleus Seeds
Plant Wizard 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 10 to 15 in. apart. Direct sowing is not recommended.
Grow Wizard 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. Wizard series coleus are excellent container plants, can be even be grown indoors in a brightly lit window.
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