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Hello, this little beauty is thriving in my partially shaded little courtyard but I have no idea what it is. I'd be grateful for any insights. Thank you imageimage


  • Paul B3Paul B3 Posts: 3,060

    Foliage reminds me of the tender perennial shrubby Salvias .

  • Thank you Paul, that could well be a possibility as I've dabbled with salvia's before image

  • Paul B3Paul B3 Posts: 3,060

    If a positive ID , probably not getting enough sunlight to flower well .image

  • DimWitDimWit Posts: 553

    Could it be some sort of clerodendron, especially C. bungei ?

  • fidgetbonesfidgetbones Posts: 16,670

    Looking a lot like a young Salvia Amistad.   If it overwintered, it may be taking its time coming up to flower. Young cuttings overwintered in a greenhouse and then planted out flower earlier than  older plants overwintered outside.

  • Bright starBright star Posts: 1,151

    It looks just like my salvia Amistad. They like to be in the sun I believe. it flowers well in to the autumn and is my favourite plant in the garden. Your plants look extremely healthy!

    Life's tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late.

  • Paul B3Paul B3 Posts: 3,060

    My S.'Amistad' was broken off completely due to high winds the other week image

  • Thank you all so much for your advice and feedback, I'll definitely pop her out the front in the sunshine and see if anything blooms. 

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