Native to Mexico, this cultivar is 'Limelight'.
A herbaceous, shrubby perennial growing to 180cm x 150cm. Large deep green leaves which set off nicely the stunning lime green and purple flowers. Flowers from early summer well into winter here where it is mild.
''Salvia mexicana'' is a herbaceous shrubby perennial native to a wide area of central Mexico, growing at elevations from 2,600 to 8,500 feet . It grows in tropical areas in the south and arid subtropical habitats in the north, often at the edges of forests.
''Salvia mexicana'' grows 3 to 9 feet tall and 3 to 4 feet wide in cultivation, with leaves ranging from mid-green and glabrous, to gray green with short hairs. The inflorescences also vary, in length and in size of flower. The color.. more