Gay Delight

General Information

Gay Delight has oval shaped chartreuse/lime green coloured leaves with nearly black dark purple or dark maroon venation with the light green colour underneath. Stems and petioles are dark purples in colour. It is Sun tolerant coleus. Gay Delight could be used for container planting or in planters because of its dazzling and graceful look. They had a uniform growth pattern and consistent colouration. It has a unique colour that gets an immediate notice in any garden. The brilliant colours explode in sunny locations.


Salient features
Plant Height 51.333 cm
Number of leaves 24.889
Number of branches 3.667
Stem girth 0.660 cm
Length of the leaf with petiole 14.833 cm
Petiole length 2.467 cm
The diameter of the leaf stalk 0.423 cm
Leaf width 7.500 cm
Length of the leaf without petiole 12.367 cm



  • Central Coastal Agricultural Research Institute, Ela, Old Goa, Goa