PlantsSalvias→Rose Leaf Sage (Salvia involucrata 'El Butano')

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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: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 4 - 5 feet
Plant Spread: 4 feet
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Other: Light green, Downy, Fuzzy stems, Heart shaped
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Other: Deep magenta pink
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Late summer or early fall
Late fall or early winter
Other: Deadheading flowers ensures more flowering throughout the season.
Uses: Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

Courtesy Crownsville Nursery

'El Butano' was a featured
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