Coleus LifeLime (Solenostemon COLORBLAZE ‘Life Lime’)

Coleus LifeLime

The Coleus LifeLime, ‘Coleus hybrid’, has chartreuse-colored foliage. These new, bigger, sun loving varieties have revolutionized contanier gardening. The brilliant colors explode in sunny locations.

Coleus plants are durable and easy to grow. The coleus plants are a tender perennials. Frost will cause them to die immediately. Coleus plants are so colorful that many people keep them and use them as a house plant. These plants will do best in temperatures above 55 degrees.

Flower buds should be pinched off as soon as they develop. If a coleus plant is allowed to seed, it has completed its life cycle and will die. Coleus must have good soil drainage. Poorly drained soils and excessive watering will damage coleus. Plants suffering from “wet feet” will be stunted, leaves will turn a muddy brown, and leaf margins will be scorched.

  • Can be a perennial for zones 10-11
  • Durable & easy to grow
  • Can also be used as a house plant

Coleus LifeLime (Solenostemon COLORBLAZE ‘Life Lime’) Details

Common name Coleus LifeLime
Botanical name Solenostemon COLORBLAZE 'Life Lime'
Hardiness zone 3-11
Height 10 - 14 inches
Width 12 - 15 inches
Sunlight Full Sun, Full Shade, Partial Shade
Soil condition Widely Adaptable
Pollinator-friendly Yes
Leaf color Chartreuse