1. coleus

noun. ['ˈkoʊliːəs'] any of various Old World tropical plants of the genus Coleus having multicolored decorative leaves and spikes of blue flowers.


  • herbaceous plant
  • herb
  • flame nettle
  • Coleus blumei
  • Solenostemon blumei
  • Plectranthus amboinicus
  • Joseph's coat
  • country borage
  • painted nettle
  • Coleus amboinicus
  • Solenostemon scutellarioides
  • genus Coleus

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Rhymes with Coleus

  • allais
  • antonius
  • aquarius
  • bockius
  • bournias
  • celsius
  • claudius
  • cyrenius
  • demetrius
  • denarius
  • dimitrius
  • dimitrius'
  • dionysius
  • fabrizius
  • fresenius
  • marius
  • masius
  • mauritius
  • mobius
  • nucleus

How do you pronounce coleus?

Pronounce coleus as ˈkoʊliəs.

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Sentences with coleus

1. Noun, singular or mass
Remove the coleus bloom stalk from the paper towel and drop it into a small paper bag.

2. Noun, plural
Safe green plants include coleus, corn plant, dracaena and spider plant.

3. Adjective
Another tactic worth trying is planting coleus canina about three feet apart around the bird feeder.