For a dark foliage plant, grow Coleus seeds and enjoy the show! Solenostemon scutellarioides Coleus is perfect for adding some intense color into the shade border. Can be grown as a compact house plant or trained into an unusual small tree.
Coleus Black Dragon is an unusually rich-textured, warm-colored foliage plant. Very showy, and easy to grow, it's a must-have for anyone with an area of shade or an unusual house plant. The leaves are spectacular, both for their magenta to midnight purple color shading and their rippling edges. A familiar common name for Coleus is Painted Nettle.