Coleus TERRA NOVA® 'Parakeet'Coleus TERRA NOVA® 'Parakeet'

Coleus TERRA NOVA® ‘Parakeet’

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This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our Licensees or Retail Sources.

 

Bright, flashy and exotic just like a tropical bird’s feathers, 'Parakeet' stands out in the landscape with pale pink, shaded lime green with splashes of red on finely cut foliage. Enjoy the mounding habit in combo pots or in the landscape. This is an excellent replacement for Impatiens.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 10-11
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 8″ / 8″ / –“
Exposure: Part Shade, Full Shade
Bloom Time(s):

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Common Name

Coleus

Family

Lamiaceae

Genus

[Coleus](/product-category/genus/annual/coleus/)

species

scutellarioides

Plant Series

[Coleus TERRA NOVA® Collection](/product-category/plant-series/coleus-terra-nova-collection/)

Plant Type

[Annual](/product-category/genus/annual/)

US Patent #

EU Grant #

Bloom Time

Flower Color

Foliage Color

[Green](/product-category/leaf-color/leaf-color-green/), [Lime](/product-category/leaf-color/leaf-color-lime/), [Pink](/product-category/leaf-color/leaf-color-pink/), [Red](/product-category/leaf-color/leaf-color-red/)

Dormancy

Exposure

[Part Shade](/product-category/exposure/part-shade/), [Full Shade](/product-category/exposure/full-shade/)

Growth Habit

[Mounding](/product-category/growth-habit/mounding/)

Growth Rate

[Fast](/product-category/growth-rate/growth-rate-fast/)

Hardiness Zone

[10](/product-category/hardiness-zone/10/), [11](/product-category/hardiness-zone/11/)

How Different?

Lobed leaves with lemon yellow, magenta and lime green foliage.

Landscape Value

Containers, house plants, summer borders and mass plantings.

Most Active Growing Season

[Spring](/product-category/most-active-growing-season/most-active-growing-season-spring/)

Persistence

Evergreen

Size (HT/W/FL HT)

8" / 8" / –"

Soil (Garden)

Well drained with a moderate organic content.

Water (Garden)

Average.

Special Uses

[Deep South](/product-category/special-uses/deep-south/)

Comments

Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
EC 1.0 – 2.0
pH 5.8 – 7.0
Fertility Needs 100 – 150 ppm
Notes No pinch, no PGRs required.
Finish Time to 4″ 3 – 4 weeks
Finish Time to Gallon 6 – 7 weeks
Day Length for Flowering Facultative Short Day
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