|Blue Ecuadorian Sage|
|Sun Requirements:||Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
|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
|Flower Color:||Bi-Color: Dusky blue/White bee lines
|Flower Time:||Late winter or early spring
Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Late fall or early winter
Other: Deadheading flowers ensures more flowering throughout the season. Summer - fall.
|Uses:||Suitable as Annual
|Containers:||Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
|Conservation status:||Vulnerable (VU)
Salvia (Salvia flocculosa) was a featured
Plant of the Day for June 1, 2018.
|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."
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