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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