Grape Expectations

General Information

Grape Expectations could be used for border planting because of its tall upright and mounding growth habit. It has Concord grape purple or velvetish vine colour with a fl ash of violet-pink or magenta in the centre which extends up to the margin. Leaves are purple underneath and stems and petioles are greenish purple in colour. This lovely coleus has neat and unique scalloped edges and a very refi ned habit. It can be planted in partial sun or high shade for best colour. It is an excellent choice for borders, mixed containers, garden beds, pots, baskets, etc. This “Grape Coloured Coleus” provides the most amazing true vibrant solid colour to any design or planting.


Salient features
Plant Height 77.667 cm
Number of leaves 38.000
Number of branches 5.000
Stem girth 0.656 cm
Length of the leaf with petiole 18.833 cm
Petiole length 4.056 cm
The diameter of the leaf stalk 0.340 cm
Leaf width 10.833 cm
Length of the leaf without petiole 14.778 cm




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


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