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Coleus scutellarioides Under the Sea 'Lime Shrimp'


Coleus scutellarioides Under the Sea 'Lime Shrimp' is a tender tropical with lobed lime-green and burgundy foliage.

Coleus scutellarioides Under the Sea 'Lime Shrimp' is a tender tropical valued for its spectacular foliage. In this case it has lime-green foliage that is narrow, long and deeply lobed with burgundy edges. Flower spikes emerge in summer but are insignificant. It will grow as mounds up to 18 inches tall and wide. This series offers good sun tolerance. Keep evenly moist with good drainage. Use in containers, borders and hanging baskets. Protect over the winter season or treat as an annual.

Common Name: Flame Nettle

Family: Lamiaceae (The Mint Family)

Zone Hardiness: 10-11

Light: Part Sun, Part Shade, Full Shade, Full Sun

Height: 12-24"

Width: 8-12"

Primary Bloom Colour: Purple

Secondary Bloom Colour: Blue

Class: Annual

Type: Tender

Bloom Time: Summer

Soil Moisture: Average

Stem Colour:




Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat:


Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Tropical Africa

Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

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