The Garden Guy

By Norman Winter

It is proving to be a “Wonderfully Wicked” year for coleus. In this case, wicked is great and promises to add incredible color and texture to your garden whether you live on a North Texas farm and ranch or in the city. Wicked actually refers to two new colors or varieties in the ColorBlaze series of coleus. If you are like me you probably thought we had all of the coleus you could ever want 10 years ago. This is simply not the case.

An example is the Mississippi Medallion Award program celebrating its 25th year. In this anniversary year of one of the best plant promotion programs in the country, they selected ColorBlaze coleus as award winners. This year, Proven Winners debuted ColorBlaze Wicked Hot and ColorBlaze
Wicked Witch.

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