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Salvia guaranitica Black And Blue

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Salvia guaranitica Black And Blue Blue Anise Sage, Brazilian Sage,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Shrub Like, Upright

Description:
Attractive, hardy, easy to grow, perennial with highly fragrant anise scented foliage. Sitting above the foliage are spikes of royal blue flowers with black calyx that appear from spring through to autumn. Perfect for creating a splash of colour and scent to the garden. Can be pruned to form an informal low hedge. Grows approx. 1m - 1.5m tall x 1m wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
1-2m 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Fragrant Garden, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Lamiaceae SouthAmerica

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Black, Blue
Flower Fragrant: Yes
Flowering Season: Autumn, Spring, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: Moderate
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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