Algerian Salvia (Salvia algeriensis) in the Salvias Database

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Plant Height: 1 - 2 feet
Leaves: Fragrant
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Bi-Color: Lavender and white
Other: Red-violet calyces
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

Courtesy Robin's Salvias

Algerian Salvia (Salvia algeriensis) was a featured
Plant of the Day for April 19, 2018.

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Posted by Marilyn (Northern KY - Zone 6a) on May 25, 2013 10:37 PM

"Salvia algeriensis is an annual Salvia native to northeast Morocco and northwest Algeria, found growing at up to 2,000 feet elevation. In its native habitat, it grows nearly 3.3 feet in height (it is much shorter in cultivation), with bright green ovate leaves about 3.1 inches long and wide. Each plant produces 3-4 inflorescences up to 5.9 inches long, with light violet flowers that have violet specks on the lower lip. The plant has a light scent when crushed, similar to thyme."

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Salvia of the Day: Algerian Salvia (Salvia algeriensis) by Marilyn Apr 18, 2018 8:16 PM 1
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