Botany Photo of the Day Salvia viridis ‘Pink Sundae’

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    Daniel Mosquin Paragon of Plants UBC Botanical Garden Forums Administrator Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    Botany Photo of the Day is a weblog run by researchers, staff, and students associated with UBC Botanical Garden. It features plants from around the world. See The Photographs for details on how to submit your images!

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    With its striking complementary colours, I think that the common name of painted sage aptly suits Salvia viridis. Salvia viridis grows on limestone in rocky terrain. It has a native range including Mediterranean Europe and Africa, thus it is well suited to dry environments. Painted sage is known by a long list of common names […]

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