|Atlas Mountain Sage|
|Sun Requirements:||Full Sun
|Minimum cold hardiness:||Zone 7a -17.8 °C (0 °F) to -15 °C (5 °F)
|Maximum recommended zone:||Zone 9b
|Plant Height:||18 - 24 inches|
|Plant Spread:||12 inches|
Other: Deep violet with white throats
|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
Hamilton Square Perennial Garden is one of three large gardens thriving in the Sacramento Historic City Cemetery. It is an all-volunteer labor of love. The concept of a garden cemetery may strike some as unusual, but it is now a much lovelier place to rest in peace or to just visit than in its past incarnation as a derelict and vandalized city-owned property. Hamilton Square has upwards of 50 Salvias. Here are a few with qualities that bring as much joy as their flowers.
Salvia (Salvia interrupta) was a featured
Plant of the Day for October 22, 2016.
|Posted by Marilyn (Northern KY - Zone 6a) on May 26, 2013 9:36 PM
"Salvia interrupta is a perennial plant belonging to the family Lamiaceae. It is native throughout the range of the Atlas Mountains in Morocco, growing between 1,300 to 1,500 feet elevation in shaded arboreal forests and on limestone slopes.
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