Salvia patens 'Blue Angel'

Clary, Muscatel sage 

Although classified as a perennial, keeping 'Blue Angel' so in the UK will depend on the amount of shelter and drainage you can supply. 

It was discovered in Central Mexico in 1838 so it really likes a hot dry climate. 

It can be treated as a tender perennial as any tubers can be dug up and overwintered in a similar fashion to Dahlias. Alternatively, if this seems like too much trouble,  save the very tiny seeds and treat as an annual. 

Occasionally in the right place and given a dryish winter plants can develop a tuberous root system that allows them to pull through and thrive. Any efforts you can make to help  will be rewarded with an amazing display of flowers of the purest electric blue. 

A must have plant for the serious gardener.

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Family

Plant type

Hardiness

Height

Spread

Foliage

Flower

Soil

Position

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Lamiaceae

Hardy perennial

H4

60cm 

45cm 

Light green, hairy 

Ultramarine blue 

Moist but well-drained 

Full sun

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