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What is the best way to water my Common coleus?

Common coleus
Coleus scutellarioides
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When watering the Common coleus, you should aim to use filtered water that is at room temperature. Filtered water is better for this plant, as tap water can contain particles that are harmful to its health. The reason that the water should be at room temperature or slightly warmer is that the Common coleus comes from a warm environment, and cold water can be somewhat of a shock to its system. Also, you should avoid overhead watering for this plant, as it can cause foliage complications. Instead, simply apply your filtered room temperature water to the soil until the soil is entirely soaked. Soaking the soil can be very beneficial for this plant as it moistens the roots and helps them continue to spread through the soil and collect the nutrients they need.
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Common coleus (Coleus scutellarioides)
Common coleus
A species of Coleus, Also known as Coleus blumei
Botanical name: Coleus scutellarioides
Genus: Coleus
Description
The common coleus is a plant that comes in a wide range of colors and leaf forms. This plant, also known as Coleus scutellarioides, is native to Southeast Asia and is used as an herbal remedy in various cultures. Common coleus is a narcotic used by the Mazatec people of Mexico. In Cuba, this plant is considered invasive.
Garden Use
Common coleus is a flowering plant of the mint family. Characterized by its colorful foliage, which can be a combination of green, yellow or red, common coleus is a popular plant in gardens and as houseplants. It is not difficult to grow and look after.
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