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|Eranthemum pulchellum, Eranthemum nervosum|
Blue sage, Blue eranthemum
This is a strongly branched shrub, popular with gardeners because of the spikes of flowers that are bright gentian blue - an unusual color in the tropics. The flowers appear from green-and-white veined bracts that remain after the blooms fall, forming a column several inches long. The hairy leaves are large and dark green. A sprawling shrub which may reach a metre or more in height, Eranthemum is usually kept lower and bushier through pruning. Light shade is preferred in a garden; in a greenhouse it needs warm conditions. It is easily propagated from cuttings.
2101 Eranthemum pulchellumBlue sage, blue eranthemum - bright gentian blue - an unusual colour in the tropics, winter bloomer, shade lover.
|Grown in 3 gal pot|
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