Plant ID forum: Salvia?; Brazilian Snapdragon (Otacanthus azureus)

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freddy0808
Dec 20, 2012 9:49 PM CST
This plant is aromatic, and self sows here in HI. What is it? Thanks!
Name: Lin
Florida (Zone 9b)

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plantladylin
Dec 21, 2012 12:17 PM CST
It looks like Otacanthus caeruleus, commonly called Brazilian Snapdragon:

http://wildlifeofhawaii.com/fl...

http://typicalgardener.wordpre...

http://www.google.com/search?q...
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freddy0808
Dec 21, 2012 10:54 PM CST
Wow! Thanks, Plantladylin, You've nailed it! It is such a lovely thing in my garden, but I haven't seen it elsewhere. It definitely should be more well known.
Name: Lin
Florida (Zone 9b)

Region: United States of America Region: Florida Charter ATP Member Million Pollinator Garden Challenge I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Procrastinator
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plantladylin
Dec 22, 2012 9:32 AM CST
It certainly is pretty ... and a bonus with the fragrant foliage!
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