Coleus

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    Coleus @ Kiyosumi Shirakawa
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    Coleus @ Kiyosumi-Shirakawa
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    Coleus @ Kiba Park
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    Coleus @ Kiba Park
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    Coleus @ Kiba Park

Basic information

Flower Name
Coleus
Formal Name
Coleus
Alias
Coleus
Habitat
Malaysia
Morph
non-cold-resistant annual grass

Comment

What is Coleus

Corius (scientific name: Coleus) is native to Malaysia and is a non-cold-resistant annual grass of the family Lamiaceae. It is a foliage plant with leaf color and pattern colorful and varied, the viewing period is long from spring to late autumn. In the summer, blue small flowers similar to Shiso(Perilla frutescens var. crispa) flowers bloom. There are many gardening cultivars, most of them are Coleus blumei, but some varieties are Colieus Pumilus which are small in size and distorted in stems. The genus "Coleus" is Latin, meaning "sheath".

Common name: Coleus, scientific name: Coleus, aka: kinran ziso , nishiki ziso, coleus, Painted nettle, Place of Origin : 20 to 80 cm leaves ornamental period: April to November, leaf color: yellow spotted in green · green · variegated in white · variegated in red · violet · purple brown, leaf shape: Fruits similar to perilla · Frill · Notch Flower color: light purple, flowering period: June to August.

Detailed information

Order
Lamiales
Family
Lamiaceae
Genus
Coleus
Species
Flower type
Zygomorphic Flower
Flower array
Spike Inflorescence
Petal shape
Labiate
Leaf type
Ovate/Ovoid
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Garden
Color
Violet
Season
JunJulAug
Height
20 ~ 80 [cm]
Diameter
0.2 ~ 0.3

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