|Sun Requirements:||Full Sun
|Minimum cold hardiness:||Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
|Maximum recommended zone:||Zone 11
|Plant Height:||36 to 48 inches|
|Plant Spread:||36 inches|
Other: Pale violet-blue with fuzzy burgundy calyxes
Late spring or early summer
Other: Deadheading flowers ensures more flowering throughout the season.
|Containers:||Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Sand Sage (Salvia eremostachya) was a featured
Plant of the Day for April 26, 2018.
|Posted by Marilyn (Northern KY - Zone 6a) on May 27, 2013 11:29 PM
"Salvia eremostachya (Sand sage, Rose sage, Desert sage) is a perennial shrub native to the western edge of the Colorado Desert. It reaches 2 to 3 feet high, with purplish green bracts on .75 inch flowers that range from blue to rose to nearly white. The flowers grow in whorled clusters, blooming from April to November.
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