Chocolate Mint is a variety of Coleus which is a member of the Solenostemon family. Its botanical name is Solenostemon scutellarioides 'Chocolate Mint'. Leaves usually appear in Palatinate purple colour. This variety is an Ornamental that typically grows as an Annual, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of a single year. Chocolate Mint is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.24 feet (that's 38.0 cm in metric) with a ground cover-like habit.
Chocolate Mint Coleus is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!
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By our calculations, you should look at sowing Chocolate Mint about 56 days before your last frost date.