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Salvia mexicana Native to Mexico, this cultivar is &#039;Limelight&#039;. <br />
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.  Australia,Fall,Geotagged,Lamiaceae,Lamiales,Purple deadnettle,Salvia mexicana,botany,cultivar,herbaceous perennial plant,plant,purple flowers Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Salvia mexicana

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.

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''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

Similar species: Lamiales
Species identified by Ruth Spigelman
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By Ruth Spigelman

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Uploaded Feb 6, 2019. Captured Apr 24, 2018 11:08 in 100A Dawson St, Cooks Hill NSW 2300, Australia.
  • Canon EOS 60D
  • f/16.0
  • 1/128s
  • ISO1000
  • 100mm