What is this blue flower please?

geoffhandley(Shropshire, UK)October 24, 2005

Saw this at Ness gardens. Was looking for inspiration for things that would brighten up my garden this late in the season. This certainly brightened up the big herbaceous border.

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carol23_gw

I think it may be Salvia guaranitica.

Here is a link that might be useful: Salvia guaranitica

    Bookmark   October 24, 2005 at 6:45PM
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delphinium0(z8 AL)

blue and black salvia ? not sure of the other name it starts with a "G" hope that might help

    Bookmark   October 24, 2005 at 6:47PM
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rosemariero(Z9 SW SUNDiegoCA)

It looks like Salvia patens, but it just as well could be another. Were the individual blooms rather large (for a Salvia)?

~Rosemarie

Here is a link that might be useful: Salvia patens

    Bookmark   October 24, 2005 at 6:47PM
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Nushka_IA(4b IA)

It doesn't look exactly like S. patens to me, but I'm not positive. I am sure, though, it's not 'Black and Blue', which has black sepals. Isn't 'B & B' a cv. of guaranitica?

    Bookmark   October 27, 2005 at 5:18PM
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Xtal(z8b Temple. TX)

I think it's Salvia Azurea. Check out this link and see if this is it.
Xtal

Here is a link that might be useful: Salvia azurea

    Bookmark   October 30, 2005 at 10:44PM
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