Such a many-faced coleus: 50 photos of application in landscape design

Kόleus is an amazingly beautiful plant with lush mottled leaves that are very reminiscent of nettles. For this, the flower was popularly called nettle, although it is completely harmless and does not "bite." The use of coleus in landscape design is due to the simplicity of its content and a truly huge variety of varieties.

In our country, this tropical plant was first grown exclusively in flower pots for home decoration. A little later, it began to be used in landscape gardening as an annual.

The leaves of the flower have such a stunning appearance that landscape designers simply could not pass by such a luxurious representative. In addition to the decorative appearance, the coleus grows quite quickly and does not require special care - even a beginner can cope with it.

Coleus inflorescences are small, purple, blue or purple with a light pleasant aroma. The buds bloom on a long arrow-stalk, which should be removed immediately after the plant fades.

In a small suburban area, it is better to plant a coleus on an open terrace or flowerbed, where this plant will show itself in all its glory.

In parks and large gardens, the variegated coleus looks great in boles, flower beds and mixborders, adjacent to other plants.

In regular gardens, this amazing plant is a regular guest. The variety of varieties with various shades of foliage allows you to use the flower in almost any composition and landscape design style.

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And how delightful the Coleus looks in floral topiary sculptures!

Fluffy carpet, consisting of thick coleuses of different varieties, will certainly draw attention to the flower garden.

Garden and park paths will look bright and attractive with variegated coleus planted along the edge.

Pergolas, open terraces, balconies, windows and the facade of the building can be decorated with hanging planters with ampelous coleuses, whose stems lean towards the ground.

And of course, this decorative plant, planted in flower containers and flowerpots, decorates city streets, summer cafes and other recreation areas.

The use of this amazing flower in landscape design is so extensive that it is difficult to imagine where it is better not to use it, well, except in places with a cold climate, because coleus is a heat-loving plant.

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