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Coleus (Solenostemon) "Red Angel"


By David

Coleus (Solenostemon) "Red Angel" (Solenostemon scutellarioides (Coleus))

In glasshouse in a local park

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Pretty colours :o)

31 Mar, 2011


I'm hoping that this will be available at the monthly plant sales here this year, Tt. :-))

31 Mar, 2011


Hope so.... it has lovely markings too... :o)

31 Mar, 2011


It's very nice , I imagine you will be first in the queue David !

1 Apr, 2011


You bet, Amy! Will be sowing coleus seed soon, you'll be pleased to hear. :-))

2 Apr, 2011


love the colours...great plants. The are good multipliers too... really easy to propagate from cuttings as well as seed...(you didn't happen to help with a little pruning while you were there, did you David?) I think I'd have been tempted...

13 Apr, 2011


I was tempted, Lori, lol!! Lost all my cuttings during winter when my heating broke down for a week. Will be making more, this year, however.

15 Apr, 2011


Tragedy! Was last winter as severe as it was here? Whenever I went to the Uni greenhouses (public ones) I always kept an eye on the floor...sometimes there were leaves or pieces of stem that missed the

15 Apr, 2011


Shorter than the previous, but much harsher. I went to work one morning, was stranded there for 3 days, then got home to find the boiler had given up in the meantime. Temps down to only -16C, but the inside of my house was iced over, lol. Took a week for an engineer to get round to calling. House fine, plants all dead. :-(( We used to ask about the various plants first, before taking cuttings and some surrounding compost, lol!

15 Apr, 2011


Good grief! minus 16 is pretty cold! Three days at work?!! that's intollerable! Dead plants??? OMG!!!
Things can only get better!

16 Apr, 2011


Thankfully, they have, Lori. :-D))

7 May, 2011

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