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botanical name:
Salvia viridis 'Blue Denim'
Salvia viridis 'Blue Denim' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Annual Clary
family:  Lamiaceae
characteristics: annual/biennial
height: 0.50m
width: 0.25m
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: -10°C
USDA zone: 7 to 10
description:
Erect bushy hardy annual with notched hairy leaves. Insignificant white flowers surrounded by showy, rich indigo blue, dark veined bracts.

propagation:
From seed.

usage:
The long lasting bracts may be used as a cut flower.

other notes:
Although commonly called "clary", the true clary is the medicinal biennial Salvia sclarea.
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