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Perilla species /Perilla

Perilla species  / Perilla species
A mass of perilla with striking foliage that makes a big display in summer
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A mass of perilla with striking foliage that makes a big display in summer

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Scientific Name: Perilla species
Common Name: Perilla
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
No
Landscape Categories: Tropical, Exotic, and Indoor Plants
Comments: Often confused with coleus, this perilla is one of the most colorful found growing in the garden. It is most useful in mass plantings and treated as a bedding plant. Can be used in containers and overwintered if there is a good amount of sunlight in which it can be placed.