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Lil' Painted Nettle

Coleus Space Cake

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We deliver to the UK and Islands. Once placed, your order will be dispatched within 1-2 working days.

Please allow 2-4 business days to receive your delivery following dispatch.

Spend over £35 for free standard delivery on all products, including our large plants and pots.

If you don't love your order, message us within 30 days of delivery and we will help you return your order.

Find out more about our delivery and returns policy, or send us a message @prickleplantsuk.


An occasional spray of mist is my beauty secret to looking fabulous!


Nobody puts baby in a corner! I like to be in the spotlight and thrive on direct sunlight.


Everything in moderation is my motto, so I like to be watered little but often, keeping my soil moist.
Botanical name
Coleus Space Cake
Coleus Scutellarioides;
Plant type
Indoor; Coleus
Air purifying?
Plant height (including pot)
Pet/baby safe?
Growing Speed
Fast grower - max height 80cm
Nursery pot size

Top tip

Pinch the tips of your Coleus Space Cake to encourage bushier growth and enhance its colorful foliage.

About Lil' Painted Nettle

The Painted Nettle, is a feast for the eyes with its captivating display of vibrant colors and intricate patterns on its leaves. This fast-growing indoor plant will add a touch of magic and charm to your living spaces.

Native to Southeast Asia, the Coleus Space Cake thrives in warm and humid conditions, making it a perfect choice for indoor environments. Its unique foliage will create a stunning visual display and act as an enchanting focal point in any room.

As a fast grower, the Coleus Space Cake can reach a maximum height of 30-50cm, making it an ideal choice for those looking to add some vertical interest to their indoor plant collection. To maintain its compact and bushy appearance, consider pinching the tips of the plant regularly.

This delightful little houseplant loves bright, indirect sunlight, so placing it near a sunny window will ensure it flourishes. While it appreciates some humidity, avoid overwatering to prevent root rot. Allow the top inch of soil to dry out between waterings.

The Coleus Space Cake is a semi non-toxic plant, making it safe to have around pets and children. However, it's always best to keep any plant out of reach to prevent accidental ingestion as it may cause illness in dogs.

@Prickleplantsuk, we are always here to hear you! Send us all your Painted Nettle questions.