Coleus anyone?

swmogardens(6)February 11, 2010

Beside feeding the birds, the other activity that helps me get through the winter is growing coleus cuttings. Anyone else enjoy this?

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gldno1

No and I wish I had kept cuttings. I started some beauties from seeds a couple of years ago, the Wizard series (I think), but I let them go after two years. I am getting very interested in them again.

Yours are beauties. I bet it keeps you busy pinching them.

glenda

    Bookmark   February 12, 2010 at 8:16AM
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helenh(z6 SW MO)

Mine are in tubs on the window sill. It is almost time to take new cuttings. I don't look at mine until it gets warmer. My basement is cool.

    Bookmark   February 12, 2010 at 11:03AM
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christie_sw_mo(Z6)

That would look very summery if it weren't for the snow in the background. : )
I love coleus. All my shady areas are so dry though. Does it require a lot of water in the summer?

    Bookmark   February 14, 2010 at 8:57AM
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swmogardens(6)

Yes, coleus want a lot of water. Especially when in containers.

    Bookmark   February 14, 2010 at 1:19PM
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