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Related to Solenostemon: Solenostemon scutellarioides, coleus
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Synonyms for Solenostemon

genus of shrubby often succulent herbs of tropical Africa and Asia

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An A5 yielding inulinase was originally isolated from Black Solenostemon scutellarioides.
This year, we have a couple of new varieties of solenostemon so there will be something new for visitors to see on our stand.
Going by the name of solenostemon it comes in every colour imaginable.
For a hot-coloured basket, good choices include Sedum seiboldii, red begonias, yellow and red summer pansies, Solenostemon scutellarioides, dwarf red chrysanthemums and variegated ivy.
Native to tropical Africa and Asia, coleus (recently reclassified as Solenostemon scutellarioides) is a tender perennial; grow it as an annual in all but the mildest climates.