Kong Coleus – Save Me!

So your garden needs some help?  Kong Coleus to the rescue!   His massive leaves of color turn any drab area to a mass of giant color.   

When Victorian gardeners developed a passion for the shade-loving coleus (Plectranthus scutellarioides, Solenostemon scutellarioides) plant, they had no idea their efforts would eventually unleash monsters. Well more than a century later, Kong coleus (Solenostemon scutellarioides “Kong Series”) arrived on the scene with gorilla hand-sized leaves in a dizzying choice of red, pink and green combinations. With part sun or shade and organically rich, well-drained soil, Kong coleus is an easy-care plant.  And it thrives in the heat!   It’s even deer resistant.  I guess the deer are finally afraid of something – the Kong! Here’s a picture of the Kong Mosaic series — how cool is that?!
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