The puckered foliage is a dark velvety purple, almost black, with a bright green, scalloped edge. Striking when grown with the large leaves of Xanthosoma
The endlessly colorful foliage of Coleus is making a comeback as gardeners rediscover old varieties and breeders introduce new ones. We've selected those that offer a diversity of foliage color, leaf shape, and growth habit and make glorious container subjects. Though most tolerate full sun, they are more valuable in shade, where summer color is scarce. Perennial in Zone 10.