Darker, more red version of Redhead. Water it until the plant is moist, avoid soggy soil. are frost-tender annuals characterized by bright, often patterned foliage. Virtues: Main Street coleus are a series of coleus varieties named for famous avenues. The Ruby Slipper works well in-ground or in containers, either in full sun or in full shade. Its red hues resemble the skin of a lychee (litchi). This compact-medium sized coleus has great branching and is great when planted in mixed containers or as a grouping in a flower bed. ‘Rustic Orange’ keeps it lighter with the yellow-green border, but there are several deep orange and red options too, such as ‘Ruby Slipper’, ‘Campfire’, and ‘Inferno’. Color: Lime green and mahogany leaves. This variety grows to about 10 inches in height, and it has larger leaves than many Coleus plants have, … Every variety grows well in sun or shade and flowers late (allowing the leaves and habit to remain at their best). Getting More Plants. Solenostemon scutellarioides 'Ruby Slipper' Coleus. Works well in-ground and in containers in full sun and full shade. The beautiful lime green leaves with a mahogany red splash in the center makes it one of the best coleus varieties to grow! Problems With Coleus Plants. Native to tropical Asia, coleus (Solenostemon scutelloides—try saying that three times fast) offers a dizzying array of electrifying colors and foliage shapes that are its sole and very satisfying appeal.In fact, tiny blue flowers produced on spindly spikes atop the foliage detract from its appearance and should be removed. Plan to sow them indoors, eight to 12 weeks before the last frost date in your area. 'UF13-42-4' Protection Information: PP28,566 (Flowering Only License) Beautiful red leaves provide a high impact of color from spring until first frost. A coleus with a beautiful magenta center, spreading to maroon and light green, 'Main Street Ruby Road' adds vibrant, long lasting color to your summer plantings. You can also plant a large group of them in the ground for an eyecatching landscape bed. These varieties will grow up to 24″ tall so they will add color and height to your mixed containers without overwhelming them. And don’t forget size variations: Kong coleus (Solenostemon scutellarioides “Kong Series”) has huge leaves 4 to 6 inches cross, ‘Ruby Ruffles’ has tiny, frilly, fine textured foliage about 1″ wide. Because seeds require light to germinate, sow them on the surface. Be sure to monitor water levels carefully. These plants can be grown in full sun or full shade. Coleus Main Street Ruby Road. The Ruby Slipper is a lover of warm, humid tropical temperatures. Coleus (Solenostemon spp.) They also have the same vigor as one another, making it easy to grow more than one variety in a container together. This Coleus is one of the several in the orange and red range. Such a magical variety of colors here from hot pink, to deep burgundy, to golden rust! 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