Coleus, known for its vibrant, multicolored foliage, is a popular plant among gardeners and houseplant enthusiasts. Native to Southeast Asia and Malaysia, this plant is cherished for its stunning leaf patterns and ease of care. Coleus adds a splash of color to both indoor and outdoor gardens.

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Native Habitat: Coleus is native to the tropical regions of Southeast Asia and Malaysia. It thrives in warm, humid environments and is typically found in forest understories where it receives dappled sunlight. The plant’s vibrant foliage helps it stand out in its natural habitat, attracting pollinators and adding to the biodiversity of the area.

Historical and Cultural Significance: Coleus has been a popular ornamental plant for centuries, prized for its colorful leaves. It was introduced to Europe in the 19th century and quickly gained popularity in Victorian gardens. In some cultures, coleus is also used in traditional medicine for its potential therapeutic properties.