Salvia patens ‘Salsyll’
Oceana Blue Sage
|Kingdom||Plantae||Plants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)|
|Subkingdom||Tracheobionta||Vascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients|
|Division||Magnoliophyta||Flowering plants, also known as angiosperms|
|Class||Magnoliopsida||Dicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves|
|Subclass||Asteridae||A large class that encompasses asters|
|Order||Lamiales||Aromatic herbs and shrubs, including lavender, lilac, olive, jasmine, ash, teak, snapdragon, sesame, psyllium, garden sage, mint, basil, and rosemary|
|Genus||Salvia||From the Latin salveo, “I am well,” referring to the medicinal properties of some members of this genus|
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Salvia patens ‘Salsyll’ description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 29 Jun 2012.
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6/17/2012 · Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay, ME
≈ 6 × 9" (14 × 22 cm)