noun, plural co·le·us·es.
Origin of coleus
Examples from the Web for coleus
Ask the children to bring the old geraniums and fuchsias and coleus, and other favorites.Cornell Nature-Study Leaflets|Various
Even iresine (better known as Achyranthes Verschaffeltii) united with coleus and grew for a time.
Begin with some of the common herbaceous bedding-plants, such as geranium, coleus, or fuschia.Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Nature Study|Ontario Ministry of Education
Begonias will flourish in the shade; while the strong point about coleus is that of beauty of foliage.The Library of Work and Play: Gardening and Farming.|Ellen Eddy Shaw
We do not know who is the author of this very interesting autobiography of an old and popular Coleus.Talks about Flowers.|M. D. Wellcome