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botanical name:
Solenostemon 'Peter's Wonder'
Solenostemon 'Peter's Wonder' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Flame Nettle
synonyms:  Solenostemon scutellarioides 'Peter's Wonder', Coleus 'Peter's Wonder'
family:  Lamiaceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen
height: 0.50m
width: 0.40m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: red & green
flower colour: blue
main season: All Year
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: 10°C
USDA zone: 10 to 11
Attractive wavy-edged nettle-like, variegated leaves of deep violet-purple, red, green and yellow.
Tender perennial. Relatively insignificant small blue and white flowers.

Moist, well-drained, humus rich, fertile soil in part shade or sun if kept watered. Needs consistently warm conditions.
Often treated as an annual.

By softwood cuttings

House plant, summer bedding and containers

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