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Solenostemom scutellariodes 'Shiny Shoes'

  • Coleus 'Shiny Shoes' is a foliage plant in the Garden Geek Collection.
  • Known for it's patent leather shiny foliage, Coleus 'Shiny Shoes' is a stellar filler plant for any garden or combination planter.
  • Coleus 'Shiny Shoes' very rarely flowers, making this an excellent houseplant or choice for coleus topiaries.

Height: 12-16 Inches

Spread: 6-10 Inches


  • Border or Bed
  • Great Foliage
  • Mass Planting
  • Container
  • Combination
  • Indoor Forcing

Combo Usage:

  • Filler (main structural)


  • Garden Geek


  • Sun
  • Partial Sun

Fertilizer Levels:

  • Average Feed

Foliage Color:

  • Almost Black

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Spring(Foliage)
  • Fall(Foliage)
  • Summer(Foliage)

Soil Moisture Preference:

  • Average-Slightly Moist

Soil pH Requirements:

  • Medium, 5.7-6.2

Vigor Rating:

  • Steady as she goes