Technically, it’s been solenostemon for years, but I don’t know anyone, even the most die-hard of botanical name purists, refer to it as anything but coleus. And that’s the way it should be. Joseph/Greensparrow Gardens has similar feelings about this and other preemptory and seemingly arbitrary scientific name changes. . He’s even made a video about it that has been making the rounds to much acclaim.
Check it out:
Keep those cartoons and videos coming, Joseph!Posted by Elizabeth Licata on February 12, 2011 at 5:00 am, in the category I Don't Have a Garden, but I Watch One on TV.