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I recently planted a set of three coleuses outside (in Florida) and two seem to be doing fine but one has started losing the color in its leaves. I'm worried about it dying, can someone tell me what is wrong with it and how to keep it alive?

Here is an album with some images of the coleus, close ups of its more pale leaves and one that fell off. https://imgur.com/a/UYgjJi9

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    Does the one with faded leaves get more (or less) sun than the others, and in particular, does it get afternoon sun? – Bamboo Aug 28 '20 at 0:29
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I apologize for asking the question then disappearing, I was able to solve the problem thanks to @Bamboo's comment. The solution was lack of sunlight!

I moved the coleus into a sunnier spot and the colors came back vividly, it also came with some mild sun scald which was remedied by watering the coleus more frequently.

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