|Himalayan Blue Sage|
|Sun Requirements:||Full Sun to Partial Shade
|Minimum cold hardiness:||Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
|Maximum recommended zone:||Zone 10b
|Plant Height:||2 feet|
|Plant Spread:||2 feet|
|Leaves:||Unusual foliage color
Other: Gray and felty
|Flower Time:||Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Other: Deadheading flowers ensures more flowering throughout the season.
|Uses:||Suitable as Annual
|Containers:||Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Sage (Salvia hians) was a featured
Plant of the Day for June 27, 2018.
|Posted by Marilyn (Northern KY - Zone 6a) on May 27, 2013 10:17 PM
"Salvia hians is a mound forming perennial, native to the Himalayas from Pakistan to Bhutan. It is common in Kashmir, growing at 7,900 to 13,000 feet on open slopes and forests. The plant was described in 1830 by John Forbes Royle, a British botanist living in India who studied the medicinal properties of Himalayan plants.
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|Salvia of the Day: Kashmir Sage (Salvia hians 'Super Elk Strain') by Marilyn||Dec 17, 2018 8:33 PM||2|
|Salvia of the Day: Sage (Salvia hians) by Marilyn||Jun 27, 2018 7:15 PM||1|
|Salvias from seed take two! by jg0613||May 28, 2016 1:55 PM||57|
|Salvia hians by Gerris2||Jul 19, 2013 2:37 PM||12|