Come on then coleus growers tell me how it is done.

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Re: Come on then coleus growers tell me how it is done.

Post by Deedee » Tue Jul 17, 2012 7:27 pm

Yeah thats what i thought they were gdudey, the flowers are just starting to grow now, ive pinched them out, ive seen them at B&Q and said to hub, someones swapped them around and left all the cra* ones :mrgreen:


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Re: Come on then coleus growers tell me how it is done.

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Re: Come on then coleus growers tell me how it is done.

Post by Deedee » Tue Jul 17, 2012 8:58 pm

There gorgeous YK, I like the pink one with the wide serrated green edge in the second pic and the one in the next pic, these must be named varieties, they dont look like the normal rainbow mix..


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Post by gdudey » Tue Jul 17, 2012 10:38 pm

Deedee wrote:Yeah thats what i thought they were gdudey, the flowers are just starting to grow now, ive pinched them out, ive seen them at B&Q and said to hub, someones swapped them around and left all the cra* ones :mrgreen:
:lol: I'm not the only one that does it then.

I love coleus, as its so easy to grow from seed and aren't fussy outside. Apparently they can be grown as houseplants. Has anyone tried/got tips on doing this?


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Post by call » Tue Jul 24, 2012 11:39 pm

i have loads of coleus growing about the garden now i must have at least 20 :D
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Post by shanks » Wed Sep 05, 2012 9:57 pm

i bought 6 plugs from diblys as never had luck with seeds but 4 died within a week, the two remaining i am training into standards
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Post by Kristen » Wed Sep 05, 2012 10:56 pm

They look like C. Pagoda? I got 6 from Dibleys too, and of those I think Pagoda will be my most useful - much bigger leaf, and plant, than the norm. and I think it will make the best bedding in-fill for future years. Photos of the ones I got from Dibleys are on my blog:
http://kgarden.wordpress.com/projects/e ... enostemon/
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Re: Come on then coleus growers tell me how it is done.

Post by shanks » Thu Sep 06, 2012 12:35 pm

Kristen wrote:They look like C. Pagoda? I got 6 from Dibleys too, and of those I think Pagoda will be my most useful - much bigger leaf, and plant, than the norm. and I think it will make the best bedding in-fill for future years. Photos of the ones I got from Dibleys are on my blog:
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yes they are kristen, i think the feed in the compost has gone so will have to feed as there looking a little dull, forgot to take them in the other night and slugzilla had a go despite pellets and vaseline around pot :?


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