Possible mint relative. Please take a look!

bongies(9)February 23, 2014

While weeding my herb garden which is partially shaded in the morning. I discovered this hidden beauty. The flowers bloom on a bud that is like lavender and basil. Flower is a beautiful blue or lavender. Plant doesn't seem to have any smell but I haven't really tried investigating the aroma yet. The reason I assume it is a mint relative is the square stem it has. Also my last bit of information is that someone suggested the plant be Salvia Splendens I was not able to verify this and would appreciate it if anyone has another plant name or agrees with the person who thinks it Salvia Splendens. Thanks in advance!

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jaynine

It's not Salvia splendens, as I had guessed previously.

    Bookmark   February 23, 2014 at 9:39PM
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SusanC(9b/10a Sunset 17)

Maybe it is Salvia hispanica, chia.

Here is a link that might be useful: Salvia hispanica, chia

This post was edited by susanc on Mon, Feb 24, 14 at 13:01

    Bookmark   February 24, 2014 at 12:55PM
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