Botanical Name: Plectranthus scutellarioides
Native: Asia, Australia, and the Pacific
Hardiness: Perennial in USDA zones 11 and warmer. Frost-sensitive; typically grown as an annual.
Plant Dimensions: 12″–36″ tall, 6″–18″ wide
Variety Information: Colorful foliage which includes chartreuse, white, bronze, gold, copper, yellow, pink, red, purple, and green
Exposure: Part shade
Attributes: Good for Containers, Deer Resistant
When to Sow Outside: 1 to 2 weeks after your average last frost date.
When to Start Inside: RECOMMENDED. 6 to 8 weeks before your average last frost date for transplanting outside; any time of year when grown as a houseplant. Optimal soil temperature for germination is 70°–80°F.
Days to Emerge: 15–20 days
Seed Depth: Press into surface
Seed Spacing: A group of 2–3 seeds every 6″–12″
Thinning: When 1″ tall, thin to 1 every 6″–12″