Salvia splendens 'Sao Borja'
Similar to 'Yvonne's Red', but this beauty has gorgeous, sultry deep smokey plum coloured flowers, with similar coloured bracts. Long spikes over many months of the year. Prefers dappled shade or only morning or afternoon sun, and regular water. Frost tender perennial, take cuttings or harvest seed in autumn. Can be grown in large tubs. 1.2-1.6m H x 60-90cm W. 1 litre pot.