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Coleus 'Wizard Mix'

Solenostemon scutellarioides

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Wizard Mix is a variety of Coleus which is a member of the Solenostemon family. Its botanical name is Solenostemon scutellarioides 'Wizard Mix'. Wizard Mix is a hybrid variety. It is an Ornamental and is treated mainly as a Annual, This means that it grows best over the course of a single year. Wizard Mix is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.24 feet (that's 38.0 cm in metric).

Wizard Mix Coleus is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Wizard Mix have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Wizard Mix

  • Partial Sun

  • Medium

Position in a partial sun location and remember to water moderately. Wizard Mix is generally regarded as a tender plant, so remember to wait until your soil is warm and the night time temperature is well above freezing before moving outside. USDA Hardiness Zone 10 to 11 are typically the USDA Hardiness Zones that are appropriate for this plant (although this can vary based on your microclimate).

Growing Wizard Mix from seed

Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 11.7 inches (30.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.0 inches (0.01 cm). For optimal germination, soil temperature should be a minimum of 65°C / 149°F.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Wizard Mix about 56 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Wizard Mix

Colors develop on true leaves later (2-3 weeks after emergence). Not evident on sprouts- all green. Do not remove/prick out seedlings due to non-coloration- it’s coming!

Wizard Mix is tender, so ensure you wait until all danger of frost has passed in your area before considering planting outside.

Harvesting Wizard Mix

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