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botanical name:
Salvia 'Mystic Spires'
Salvia 'Mystic Spires' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Mealy sage
family:  Lamiaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.60m
width: 0.30m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: blue
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
description:
Compact bushy perennial, sometimes grown as an annual. Long spikes of dark indigo-blue flowers in summer.

cultivation:
Well drained soil in sun. Dislikes excessive winter wet. Drought tolerant.

propagation:
From seed or by cuttings.

usage:
Attractive to insects

other notes:
A hybrid of Salvia farinacea x Salvia longispicata, raised by by Ball Floraplant, USA
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