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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
coleus 'Pink Chaos'
Solenostemon are bushy evergreen, woody-based perennials grown for their opposite, toothed, often colourful leaves rather than the whorls of small 2-lipped tubular flowers
'Pink Chaos' is a cultivar whose ornate leaves are long and tapered. They are highly variegated in shades of red, pink and green
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or East-facing
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilSand, Clay, Chalk, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow under glass in a loam-based compost in bright filtered to moderate light. Pot up annually in spring. Grow on outdoors after risk of frost has passed in a sheltered position with humus rich, moist but well drained soil
Propagate by seed in early spring (cultivars may not come true) or by softwood cuttings in summer
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Patio & Container Plants Sub-tropical
Pruning Pinch out tips to encourage bushiness. Cut back if bringing indoors for winter
Pests May be susceptible to glasshouse pests such as mealybugs, glasshouse whitefly and scale insects
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