Wasabi holds its bright colour without fading or spotting. Makes a dynamite combination when planted with Sultana coleus. Plants don’t produce flowers.
Key facts for growing Wasabi coleus
- 21 in (54 cm) tall, 26 in (65 cm) wide
- Shade to full sun
Bright chartreuse foliage compliments many flower colours. Try this with deep burgundy petunias, dark purple verbenas or coral calibrachoas. —Beckie Fox, Garden Making
No. 3 of 15 New Plants for 2012
This is one of 15 new and noteworthy plants for 2012 showcased in the Garden Making feature garden at Canada Blooms 2012.
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New plants are tested for local growing conditions in trial gardens such as at the University of Guelph.
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