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Salvia guaranitica

Common Name(s):
Anise sage, Anise-scented sage, Black and Blue, Blue anise sage
Cultivar(s):
'Black and blue'
Category:
Perennials
Comment:

Herbaceous perennial; blooms from mid-summer to fall; prefers average, evenly moist well-drained soil; grow as annual in cold-winter regions.

Wildilfe Value: Flowers attract butterflies and hummingbirds. This plant is seldom damaged by deer.

Season:
Summer
Height:
2-5 ft.
Flower Color:
Blue, purple
Hardiness:
8-10
Exposure:
Sun
Soil:
Well drained
Origin:
Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina
Tags:
cpp, nectar, perennial, hummingbirds, butterflies, fall interest, deer resistant, wildlife

NCCES plant id: 2831

Salvia guaranitica Salvia guaranitica 'Black and Blue'
Peganum, CC-BY-SA-2.0
Salvia guaranitica Salvia guaranitica flower detail
James Gaither, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0
Salvia guaranitica Salvia guaranitica attracts hummingbirds
BudOhio, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0