Coleus

Coleus in a blue container

Zone: Annual
Exposure: Part shade to shade
Height: 12″ to 18″
Width: 12″ to 18″
Bloom time: N/A
Flower color: N/A

Coleus is an annual that doesn’t bloom, but comes in a myriad of brightly colored leaves.

Since they do so well in full shade, these plants are a perfect thriller to combine in containers with other shade-loving annuals such as Browallia and Streptocarpella.