Salvia nutans
“Nodding Sage”

Wow, this is a Salvia? Yes it is & a very rare, un-Salvialike Salvia, I’d say. Native to the Balkans & Siberia, it grows 2’ to 3’ tall & bears nodding, rich purple-blue flowers that nod at the top of the erect, base branching stems. Verbascum-like foliage. Can you say hardy?