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Stachys tubulosa flower
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The mauve sage is a hardy evergreen perennial growing best in shady areas and presents its tubular mauve flowers during summer (Stachys = ear in Greek). The Stachys genus comprises species that are spread worldwide with a few occurring in southern Africa.