flame nettle

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Synonyms for flame nettle

any of various Old World tropical plants of the genus Coleus having multicolored decorative leaves and spikes of blue flowers

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Flame nettles or coleus have leaves as bright as flowers to give a lift to floral displays when they are between flushes of bloom and as they start to fade.
Grow it in pots with plum or rust coloured flame nettles or coleus.