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Hello, can somebody help me identify the tall purple, salvia looking plants? thank you very much beforehand!

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  • Ladybird4Ladybird4 Third rock from the sunPosts: 28,394
    Hi Kamila. Could it be Linaria purpurea?
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  • punkdocpunkdoc Sheffield, Derbyshire border.Posts: 8,089
    I think you are right ladybird.
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  • pitter-patterpitter-patter Posts: 910
    edited February 2019
    Or Russian Sage? Maybe Petrovskia atriplicifolia Blue Spire?
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  • Pete.8Pete.8 Billericay, EssexPosts: 5,691
    There's a pink version of Linaria too called Canon Went and it goes well with the usual purple variety.
    They flower for months if you cut back the old spikes and one of the few tall plants that I don't need to stake.
    They do self seed very freely and seedlings come up everywhere - a welcome weed
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  • JennyJJennyJ DoncasterPosts: 2,225
    I think linaria too.  Perovskia has white/silvery stems and leaves (at least mine does).
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