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Plant with bluey/purple flowers
We have a plant that has suddenly sprung into life with bluey/purple flowers. Can anyone identify it please?




I think it's a Salvia, though I am not sure which one - even though I have one in the garden! Someone will know. Could be Salvia farinacea.

4 Oct, 2019


if it is shrubby I'd go for perhaps Buddleia alternifolia, if it is its a nice shrub and not as thuggish as the B davidii types.

How long has it been in the garden?

any chance of a close up of the flowers.

5 Oct, 2019


I thought Buddleia too...but could it be a Russian Sage? Perhaps not...a bit too 'droopy' for that.

5 Oct, 2019


If it was a Salvia, the stems would be square . . .

6 Oct, 2019


It looks to me like a variety of Mexican Bush Sage (Salvia leucantha). Even more so if the flower spikes are softly fuzzy--it makes a great "five senses" garden plant.

7 Oct, 2019

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