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Coleus Solenostemon scutellarioides ()

Series: Solar

Coleus Solenostemon scutellarioides 'Alligator Tears'

More About Coleus Solenostemon scutellarioides 'Alligator Tears'

  • Grow stunning patterns and colors anywhere, shade or sun!
  • With outstanding performance this vigorous grower is low maintenance but makes a high impact in the garden
  • Coleus adds a variety of contrast and texture to any container or landscape planting with its unique foliage


20-30 in


18-24 in


24 in

Characteristics and Attributes for Coleus Solenostemon scutellarioides 'Alligator Tears'


  • No Deadheading
  • Container
  • Heat Tolerant
  • Great Foliage

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant


  • Partial Sun
  • Full Shade

Foliage Color

  • Multi-Color


  • Upright
  • Mounding

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Summer
  • Spring

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Summer
  • Spring Bloomer

Soil Moisture

  • Moist, Well-Drained

Branded Program

  • Proven Winners

Container Plant Style

  • Thriller
  • Filler

Attracts Wildlife

  • Attracts Hummingbirds