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botanical name:
Salvia elegans
Salvia elegans © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Lamiaceae
characteristics: perennial, scented/aromatic
height: 2.00m
width: 1.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: red
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: 5°C
USDA zone: 11 to 11
Tender, sub-shrubby perennial with branching stems of softly hairy, toothed, mid-green leaves which have a faint pineapple smell. Loose terminal panicles of small, narrowly tubular, bright scarlet-red flowers, normally in summer but young plants may flower briefly in autumn.

From seed or cuttings.

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