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Plant identification please

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  1. martyn bromley

    martyn bromley Keen amateur gardener

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    I am currently in Funchal in Madeira and came across this plant in one of the public parks .Can anyone identify it please ? ( sorry not a very clear photo )
     
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      Has the look of a Salvia, but not sure which one. Try S. leucantha
       
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        Yep, salvia leucantha. I grow a few clumps of it here; although tender it is reasonably hardy here. Makes large beautiful plants from mid summer well into autumn. A real eye catcher :)
         
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          @martyn bromley thanks for the photo and @Palustris for the ID :dbgrtmb: - Ive overwinter a pot of this that i bought in Wyevale garden center at the end of the year bargain bucket sale. Due to pot it on to make a bigger plant, so will hope it will look like that in the future :fingers crossed:
           
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            Thanks for your comments .
             
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              Many thanks for confirming the identification
               

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