I love the Under the Sea Series. We saw some new ones that were not on the market yet at a trial garden last year. I refrained from stealing some stems. I think this one is one that might have been in the trial garden.
It’s Sparkly. Very Sparkly. Sparkly. Like a Holiday.
Because it’s sort of average with typical marks for a coleus, we don’t expect much from it, I guess.
The name is in honor of Velvet Mocha, which it resembles quite a bit, but this is hybrid from seed. Ironically, I lost Velvet Mocha this year.
It’s sort of in the manner of…Rose Kong? But it’s one of my hybrids.
Dark maroon foliage, almost black. From Rosy Dawn.
There’s nothing particularly weird about this Coleus, except we needed a name for it, and then we found the weird leaf.
Dark maroon foliage with little lime spots.
This is a trailing variety.
This one grew up from a seedling last year and came into its own this year.
I apologize for not keeping up with this blog. That is not to say I haven’t been keeping up with the Coleus. I just haven’t felt like typing it all out. It is almost too overwhelming at times. Last fall I had surgery for melanoma on my arm, which prevented me from lifting trays of…
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.