Salvia (Salvia flocculosa) in the Salvias Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Shrub
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: 3-4 feet
Plant Spread: 3 feet
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Other: Silvery
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Bi-Color: Dusky blue/White bee lines
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Spring
Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Late fall or early winter
Winter
Other: Deadheading flowers ensures more flowering throughout the season. Summer - fall.
Uses: Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Drought tolerant
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Conservation status: Vulnerable (VU)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Vulnerable
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Salvia (Salvia flocculosa) was a featured
Plant of the Day for June 1, 2018.

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Location: My Property Sunset Zone 23 Fallbrook CaliforniaDate: 2013-01-22
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Location: My Property Sunset Zone 23 Sub-Tropical Southern CaliforniaDate: 2012-02-25
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Location: Coastal San Diego County Date: 2019-01-18
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Location: Coastal San Diego County Date: 2019-01-18
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Location: Coastal San Diego County Date: 2019-01-18
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Comments:
Posted by Marilyn (Northern KY - Zone 6a) on May 26, 2013 9:39 PM

"Salvia flocculosa is a species of flowering plant in the Lamiaceae family that is native to Ecuador. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests."

Taken from wikipedia's page at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S...

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Salvia of the Day: Salvia (Salvia flocculosa) by Marilyn Jun 2, 2018 7:32 PM 1
Talking Salvias by Marilyn Nov 11, 2013 9:54 PM 250
What's Blooming in January by wcgypsy Jan 31, 2013 11:17 AM 25
Blooming in May by wcgypsy Jun 11, 2012 11:57 AM 13

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