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Old 07-12-2014, 02:55 PM
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That is a gorgeous plant!
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Old 07-12-2014, 03:11 PM
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I've never seen one so colorful.


Your thread is inspiring me to sow some coleus seeds, Gardennerd!
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Old 07-12-2014, 03:26 PM
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LOL!! It's inspiring me to do the same! And to find every color available!!
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Old 07-12-2014, 04:10 PM
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I just finished sowing some now!


Do you want me to show my seedlings here in your thread when they come up, Gardennerd?


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Old 07-12-2014, 05:54 PM
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I would love for you to!!
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Old 07-12-2014, 05:55 PM
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that would be very nice of you and they will be very pretty
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Old 07-12-2014, 06:00 PM
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Thumbs upAlright, I will!


Sowed seeds from a packet called brilliant mix. It'll be neat to see what colors I end up with.


Trying to locate a picture of a seed-grown coleus that I grew in the garden a couple years ago. I'll post it when I find it in my gazillion albums on photobucket.
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Old 07-12-2014, 06:01 PM
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is that the same one you sent me
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Old 07-12-2014, 06:11 PM
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Yes, Raccoon! You can sow some too!
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Old 07-12-2014, 06:15 PM
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okay i will get this going tomorrow as it is raining real hard right now and all my dirt is outside
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Old 07-13-2014, 03:04 PM
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Ok to the far right of the picture, you can see a seed-grown coleus I grew in the garden a couple years back...






If you pinch the flowers off when they appear, you can prolong the colorful foliage show well into fall.


P.S. That's my seed-grown "black velvet rose" geranium and the leaves of my Orinoco banana plant to the left of the shot, to satisfy curiosity.

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Old 07-13-2014, 03:10 PM
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they are very pretty do you have any of these outside yet or did thief strike
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Old 07-13-2014, 03:45 PM
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No, I don't garden here anymore....except for inside my apartment. That coleus was one I grew previously.
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Old 07-13-2014, 03:47 PM
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sounds just wondering if you still had or the thief got it
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Old 07-13-2014, 04:46 PM
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No, the thief never got that one....I just let it die off when frost came.
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