Hummingbird Sage (Salvia coccinea 'Snow Nymph') in the Salvias Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 2 - 3 feet
Plant Spread: 2 feet
Leaves: Fragrant
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Other: Deadheading faded flower spikes ensures more flowering throughout the season.
Uses: Cut Flower
Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2012-05-30
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2012-05-30
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana GardensDate: 2012-04-08
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2012-06-08
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Comments:
Posted by Marilyn (Northern KY - Zone 6a) on Aug 27, 2014 4:47 PM

'Snow Nymph' is a great Salvia, whether it is grown as a perennial or as an annual. Grows great in containers. Tolerant of heat and drought. May reseed.

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