Geraniums and coleus (foliage plants) should not be kept more than two seasons.
Among foliage plants such things as coleus, dusty miller, begonia, and some geraniums are adaptable.
Begonias will flourish in the shade; while the strong point about coleus is that of beauty of foliage.
We do not know who is the author of this very interesting autobiography of an old and popular coleus.
Ask the children to bring the old geraniums and fuchsias and coleus, and other favorites.
More and more we are getting away from the cold, stiff planting of Canna, coleus, and Salvia.
The coleus, as a window plant, affords fine color effects, but the plant is too tender to be agreeable for house-culture.
Begin with some of the common herbaceous bedding-plants, such as geranium, coleus, or fuschia.
Give the coleus about six inches of lee-way, also the Centaurea.
Stock plants of the soft species, like coleus, lantanas and geraniums, are obtained in like manner.