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Coleus FANCY FEATHERS™ ‘Black’


This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our Licensees or Retail Sources.


Coleus FANCY FEATHERS™ Black forms a mounding tuffet of narrow feather-like, black and green leaves. Looks adorable in a 4″ pot and drapes beautifully in a 10″ hanging basket. Self-branching.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 10-11
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 4″ / 8″ / –“
Exposure: Part Shade, Full Shade
Bloom Time(s):

Common Name Coleus
Family Lamiaceae
species scutellarioides
Plant Series Coleus FANCY FEATHERS™ Collection
Plant Type Annual
US Patent # --
EU Patent # --
Bloom Time --
Flower Color --
Foliage Color Black, Green
Dormancy --
Exposure Part Shade, Full Shade
Growth Habit Mounding, Spreading / Trailing
Growth Rate Fast
Hardiness Zone 10, 11
How Different? Compared to the HIPSTERS™ Series, the FANCY FEATHERS™ Collection has narrower, longer leaves. Both form low mounds.
Landscape Value Containers, house plants, summer borders and mass plantings.
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Persistence Evergreen
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 4" / 8" / --"
Soil (Garden) Well drained with a moderate organic content.
Water (Garden) Average.
Special Uses Deep South
Comments The FANCY FEATHERS™ Collection won the Retailer's Choice Award at CULTIVATE '17.
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
EC 1.0 – 2.0
pH 5.8 – 7.0
Fertility Needs 100 – 150 ppm
Notes No pinch, no PGRs required.
Finish Time to 4″ 3 – 4 weeks
Finish Time to Gallon 6 – 7 weeks
Day Length for Flowering Day Neutral
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