Ann's Hybrid Heart Beet

Ann’s Hybrid: Heart Beat

I’m continually amazed at my hybrids, especially the colors on this one, Heart Beet. It is neon carmine red and brilliant magenta. Sometimes digital cameras seem to accentuate the brilliance of red and pink hues a little too much, but this is pretty accurate to the real deal.

Finger Paint Sports: Three Different Kinds

Finger Paint Sports: Three Different Kinds

It seems that the mosaic or variegated Coleus varieties sport the most. Last year my Solar Spectrum sported a solid light green stem; this year it sported a solid red stem. One of my oldest Twist and Twirl plants, probably from 2011 or earlier, made two stems: one green, one reddish. I’ve kept it like…

Unnamed Unique Shaped Foliage

We got this on at a greenhouse up north on our way to our short vacation. It didn’t have a name, but I didn’t recognize it as anything I had, but wasn’t sure. It does look like it’s the offspring of Burning Bush and Dreamcatcher, but it doesn’t look like anything else either.

Unnamed Dark Gold

Unnamed Dark Gold

This one is just plain weird! Another Unnamed one from Vermont View Greenhouse, looks like a hybrid of lots of different coleus. There’s dark gold and red speckled with dark burgundy.