General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 18-24 inches
Plant Spread: 16-20 inches
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Pollinators: Bees
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

Common names
  • Lyreleaf Sage
  • Cancer Weed

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Date: 2021-09-04

Date: 2021-09-04

Date: 2020-08-08

Date: 2021-09-04

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Date: 2020-08-08
Plant Events from our members
dnrevel On April 10, 2024 Plant emerged
Continuing to grow well.
dnrevel On March 20, 2023 Plant emerged
Doing well as a perennial in the front yard. Emerging and growing well in the area by the sweet peas.
dnrevel On April 5, 2021 Seeds germinated
Sprouted in WS container.
dnrevel From January 4, 2021 to January 3, 2021 Obtained plant
Winter sowed 1-4-2021. DnD Seed exchange. Lyreleaf Sage.
Valued for their colorful foliage
Australis On October 28, 2023 Transplanted
Planted in the front garden.
Australis On October 26, 2023 Obtained plant
Purchased from Perennialle Plants Nursery.
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