April 2020 – Plectranthus

KINDOM:  Plantae ORDER:  Lamiales FAMILY: Lamiaceae SUBFAMILY: Nepetoideae GENUS: Plectranthus This family of 350 diverse foliage plants includes coleus, Swedish ivy, and Cuban oregano. Many species of Plectranthus have fragrant foliage, like their close relative the mint family. While some smell pleasant, others have a much more pungent scent when crushed. The blooms of Plectranthus […]