Salvia pratensis Haematodes
Eye-popping blue flowers on upright, somewhat lax stems. Ours have large, deep green, crinkly basal leaves. That makes me question the identity of this plant (received by me as seed of "Salvia haematodes"), since I understand there should be red veins on gray-green leaves for this variety. Salvias will always be hard for me to keep straight... This is a nice one, though, regardless of its true identity. It bloomed sparsely in its first year - the real show waited till late May in year two.
||easy, germinates at room temperature
Flowers first year from seed sown indoors early.
detailed seed-starting info below
|third-year bloom |
This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...
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|Md Ranzu Ahmed||Feb 06, 2011||Dear sir
I am a MPhil student at Rajshahi University in Bangladesh. For Thesis I want to analysis the antidiabetic effects of Salvia Haematodes. I heard that roots of Salvia Haematodes are used for Diabetes. If you have more information please help me.
Ranzu, Research Fellow, BIHS, Mirpur, DHAKA, Bangladesh
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I don't have any information about physiological effects of salvia roots, but maybe another visitor to this site will...
- Seed from '07 trade. Baggy 70F (50+%G, 4-7d)
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