Salvia judaica in the Salvias Database

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8a -12.2 °C (10 °F) to -9.4 °C (15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 36 inches
Plant Spread: 36 inches
Leaves: Other: Hairy
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Purple
Other: Dark violet
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Cut Flower
Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

photo credit: Gideon Pisanty

Salvia judaica was a featured
Plant of the Day for November 17, 2016.

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Comments:
Posted by Marilyn (Northern KY - Zone 6a) on May 27, 2013 11:40 PM

"Salvia judaica (Judean sage) is a perennial native to Mediterranean woodlands and shrublands, with violet flowers blooming from April-June."

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

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Salvia of the Day: Salvia judaica by Marilyn Nov 16, 2016 6:21 PM 1

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