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Salvia longispicata x farinacea 'Mystic Spires Blue'

Salvia longispicata x farinacea 'Mystic Spires Blue'
ornamental sage
Salvia longispicata x farinacea 'Mystic Spires Blue'

Common name ornamental sage
Family lamiaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z7-10)
Flowers blue (spring-summer)
Size 18-24"
Light sun
Cultural notes ordinary garden soil, drought-tolerant

Compact but otherwise fairly typical ornamental sage with spikes of deep blue flowers over medium-green softly serrated leaves. Deadheading reportedly helps to encourage new blooms, but even without doing so flowers kept coming from early summer through late fall in our garden.

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

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