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Dinu Mysore India (Zone 10a) The flower is much smaller than Salvia, the plant has a hairy stem, squarish. The infolrescence is similar to salvia. Help me know its name, please.
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Baa It is a Salvia although what species I don't know for sure, perhaps a form of S. greggii
Calalily Deep South Coastal, TX (Zone 10a) Does it spread by stolons? It could be "salvia darcyi"
Dinu Mysore India (Zone 10a) What are 'stolons'? They seem to spread the seeds on its own and I have seen little plants around the mother-plant.
Baa Stolons are stems which produce plantlets, like a strawberry runner, which are horizontal so the plantlets can root in the soil.
Dinu Mysore India (Zone 10a) Calalily, I think you are right. It is most likely a s.darcyi. It does not spread by stolons, but definitely seeds.
Aimee Georgetown, TX (Zone 8a) Tropical sage, salvia coccinea- easily spread by seeds, stricty upright perennial. Long blooming period, March-December in Texas, attracts hummingbirds and butterflies. Also known as Indian fire, scarlet sage, and mejorana. Member of the mint family.
Dinu Mysore India (Zone 10a) Thanks Aimee, it is indeed s.coccinea and I saw more pics on google. There are no hummingbirds here but I have seen butterflies around it.
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