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Brillantaisia nitens - Giant Tropical Salvia


Brillantaisia nitens - Giant Tropical Salvia (Brillantaisia nitens - Giant Tropical Salvia)

Giant Tropical Salvia is a shrub which grows pretty large (this is not a Salvia, it's just the common name). I have several in the front yard. This is just one flower...typically it blooms in large clusters in summer. Photo taken Oct. 31, 2011



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That is a beaut!!

2 Nov, 2011

 

Woah....that is amazing. I really like that.

2 Nov, 2011

 

Thanks, you'all! :>)

This shrub is a little coarse and grow to 12ft/4m tall, although I keep mine around 6ft/2m tall.

2 Nov, 2011

 

Hands off Alex - I saw it first!!

2 Nov, 2011

 

...but it would look so much better in my garden.

2 Nov, 2011

 

Lovely colour.........

2 Nov, 2011

 

I think not Alex!

2 Nov, 2011

 

Alexandramou; Meanie:

I have plenty for both of you! No fighting! lol! :>)

3 Nov, 2011

 

Milky:

Thanks! :>)

3 Nov, 2011

 

A big smile on this end. ;o)))

3 Nov, 2011

 

Big sulk here - it's out of stock at the only two listed suppliers.

3 Nov, 2011

 

Meanie:

If I ever get seeds off my plants, I will send you some.

4 Nov, 2011

 

Don't forget me!!! ;o}

4 Nov, 2011

 

I won't. :>)

I know nothing about starting this plant from seed (not sure how successful it is). I've always started them from cuttings.

4 Nov, 2011

 

Hhhmmmm.

4 Nov, 2011

 

Me neither, but it is always possible!

5 Nov, 2011

 

Yes, it is. :>)

6 Nov, 2011

 

;o))

6 Nov, 2011



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