SINALOENSIS

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Sinaloensis is a nice short mat forming salvia from tropical Sinaloa, north western Mexico.  The foliage goes purple with a lot of sun,  and may be semi dormant in a cold winter.  It has bright blue flowers.

One of its trade names in Australia is ‘Aztec blue’.   It has been sold through nurseries quite a bit.   For a few months it was sold as salvia viridis until the wholesale nursery got around to renaming it despite the mistake being pointed out a few times.

Sinaloensis makes a good border plant if you don’t mind it to be fairly dormant in a cold winter.   Bad drainage and serious cold could kill it in winter.

Price:  $7