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botanical name:
Salvia confertiflora
Salvia confertiflora © Deeproot Plant Base
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family:  Lamiaceae
characteristics: perennial, scented/aromatic
height: 1.20m
width: 0.60m
growth rate:
growth habit:
leaf colour: green
flower colour: red
main season: Autumn
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: 0°C
USDA zone: 10 to 11
Woody-based perennial with large, scalloped, woolly green leaves, unpleasantly scented when crushed. Long spikes of orange-red flowers with hairy, deep red calyces, in late summer and autumn.

Not reliably hardy.

From seed or cuttings.

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