Gentian Sage (Salvia patens 'Alba') in the Salvias Database

Common names:
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Also sold as:
Salvia patens 'White Trophy'

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8a -12.2 °C (10 °F) to -9.4 °C (15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 24 - 32 inches
Plant Spread: 24 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Other: Pure white that ages to the palest of blue
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Other: Deadheading flowers ensures more flowering throughout the season.
Underground structures: Tuber
Uses: Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

Courtesy Robin's Salvias

'Alba' was a featured
Plant of the Day for December 25, 2016.

Photo gallery:
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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down the road trades by duane456 Aug 27, 2015 11:25 PM 1
Talking Salvias by Marilyn Nov 11, 2013 9:54 PM 250

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