Solenostemon or coleus is usually grown as a flamboyant bedding plant or conservatory houseplant.
It comes in lots variations and colours, with dramatic foliage being its show stopping feature. The flowers are not very significant, but the leaf colour ranges from bright reds, yellows, greens, bronzes, pinks and browns. Solenostemon is actually an ornamental member of the mint family, native to Indonesia. It looks good in bedding schemes or as filler at the front of a summer border or in pots and containers.