The Coleus breeding program at U of S has been focusing on interesting and complex leaf shapes. These unique plants have inspired a unique line of coleus called the "Under the Sea" coleus. 

Pretender Series

Scorpion

New release for 2019 plant sale 

Whether you want to call coleus breeding Dr. Bors' hobby or other obsession he has been busy "working" and is getting ready to release a new series of super fun coleus varieties.

Look at that tail and all those legs!!! This creepy crawly coleus is bound to inspire imagination and play. Cut off a leaf and scare your friends and neighbors. Keep a leaf alive for a week in a bowl of water to extend your fun. 

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High Voltage

Under The Sea collection

The Coleus breeding program at U of S has been focusing on interesting and complex leaf shapes. These unique plants have inspired a unique line of coleus called the "Under the Sea" coleus. These coleus are now being marketed in North America by Hort Couture. See some of Hort Couture's marketing material below.

 

The Under the Sea Series features 11 coleus that were all bred and developed here at the U of S :

 

GOLD ANEMONE

HERMIT CRAB

LANGOSTINO

LIME SHRIMP

MOLTEN CORAL

RED CORAL

BONE FISH

ELECTRIC CORAL

KING CRAB

    LION FISH

YELLOWFIN TUNA