In the natural world, flowers get all the attention and I have been guilty of perpetuating that bias here in my own blogs. That said, leaves are amazing, too, so in this series I will highlight the many forms of leaves available out there. — Douglas
Lamiaceae. In recent classifications, the genus is no longer recognized, and the formerly included species are instead placed in the genera
) is now placed in
is regarded as a
. The term “coleus” is often used as a
for species formerly placed in the genus
that are cultivated as
), which is popular as a garden plant for its brightly colored foliage.