Kong Coleus


Large, vibrant foliage that is sure to brighten up the landscape.

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Species: Scutellarioides

Other Species Names: King Kong Coleus, Premium Shade Coleus

Plant Height: 20 in.

Spread: 18 in.

Evergreen: No

Plant Form: Mounded, Upright

Minimum Sunlight: Shade

Maximum Sunlight: Partial Shade

Extremely large, showy leaves in a range of colors including pink, green, red, and purple. The leaves have interesting patterns and textures as well and features scalloped edges. The flowers are small and inconspicuous.

Kong Coleus is a shade-loving annual with an upright, mounding growth habit. It requires very little maintenance. The interesting texture of its foliage helps it stand out amongst other plants in the landscape.

Kong Coleus will reach 18 to 20 inches tall and 15 to 18 inches wide at maturity. It is ideally suited to areas that receive full to partial shade. Kong Coleus prefers loose, well-drainging soil and is a great choice for planting in containers or the landscape. Although it is not required, regular fertilization is recommended to keep the plant looking healthy and vibrant.