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Salvia guaranitica

Salvia guaranitica
'Black & Bloom'
ornamental sage
The plain species, contrasting with neighboring tropical milkweed
Common name ornamental sage
Family lamiaceae
Life cycle perennial
Flowers violet-blue
Size 2-3'
Light sun

Popular species with deep purple-blue flowers that appear over a long season of bloom, and contrast nicely with apple-green crinkly leaves. The variety 'Black & Bloom' has especially dark flowers that open from dusky black buds, but the regular species is perfectly nice as well. Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies.

In our garden, this plant grows in the following area: back fence border

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