Coleus NOVA® 'Red Flare'Coleus NOVA® 'Red Flare'

Coleus NOVA® ‘Red Flare’


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.


Self-branching with brightly colored foliage of deep red, lobed leaves with reddish-pink centers. The upright, compact habit in addition to being slow to flower, makes maintenance easier. Vigorous branching from the base makes this plant perfect for containers and hanging baskets.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 10-11
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 12″ / 14″ / –“
Exposure: Part Shade, Full Shade
Bloom Time(s):

Common Name Coleus
Family Lamiaceae
Genus Coleus
species scutellarioides
Plant Series Coleus NOVA® Series
Plant Type Annual
US Patent # --
EU Grant # --
Bloom Time --
Flower Color --
Foliage Color Red
Dormancy --
Exposure Part Shade, Full Shade
Growth Habit Compact & Bushy, Upright
Growth Rate Fast
Hardiness Zone 10, 11
How Different? More open growing, yet compact. Foliage is a very bright two-toned color combo.
Landscape Value Containers, summer borders and mass plantings.
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Persistence Evergreen
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 12" / 14" / --"
Soil (Garden) Well drained with a moderate organic content.
Water (Garden) Average.
Special Uses Deep South
Comments Slow to flower.
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 Short Day
Coleus NOVA® 'Red Flare' - Product Profile
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