Beating the Heat: Coleus

This year I fell in love with just about every coleus I saw. I didn’t buy one of each like I wanted to, but I did buy several of them! And, I am so glad I did. They are beating the heat like no other. Having such hot dry conditions this year has made me more than appreciate the plants that can take the heat and still look amazing!

Some are bushy and some trail. We have one on our front porch that is 3′ x 3′! Some I have in containers, some in the ground and some are in a window box. All of them are doing great! If you follow my blog you know that we have been without rain for 7 weeks now. Even though I water, many plants are showing great signs of stress.

But not the coleus! Here they are…

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6 thoughts on “Beating the Heat: Coleus

  1. Bee says: Thank you for taking the time to make it possible for us to see your garden. I didn’t know about your blog until I went to the plant exchange at the library. I got one of your dwarf iris that you had made look so attractive with the burlap and stick.

  2. Coleus are always stunning. Mine are becoming leggy now so I hope that when I replant they’ll look like yours-beautiful.

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