Solenostemon 'Trusty Rusty'

Trusty Rusty Coleus

Evergreen Annual or Biennial, Indoor, Tender Perennial

A reliable summer annual for containers or use in garden beds for all summer foliage color accent of copper leaves with a golden edge. Pinch to keep compact and deadhead flowers that appear; they detract from the overall attractiveness of the plant. You may know this plant by its old name: Coleus.

Growing Conditions

Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Sun, Morning Sun, Open Shade

Water Needs: Regular / Even


Size: 18 - 24 tall x 18 - 24 wide
Shape / Form: Mounding
Foliage Texture: Bold, Medium
Foliage Quality: Bold, Medium

Features: Attracts Bees, Attractive Foliage, Low Maintenance

Foliage Color: Bronze / Copper, Red, Variegated

Bloom Season: Summer

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Beds and Borders, Container, Mixed Border

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Summer, Fall

Care and Maintenance

Plant Combos