Salvia Horminum (Painted Sage) - Blue Monday
This wonderful Salvia is an annual, and has violet-blue flower bracts.
Sow under cover in February-April and/or late August-September. Or direct sow May or August. Hardy annuals can withstand a touch of frost and can be sown/planted straight into the ground in the autumn and will keep through the winter without protection. In colder areas you may wish to cover seedlings or keep in a cold frame/ unheated greenhouse.