|Mount Hermon Sage|
|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 Spread:||18 inches|
|Leaves:||Unusual foliage color
Other: Furry white
|Flower Color:||Bi-Color: White with purple spots
|Flower Time:||Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Other: Deadheading flowers ensures more flowering throughout the season.
|Inflorescence Height:||36 inches|
|Foliage Mound Height:||12 inches|
|Uses:||Suitable as Annual
|Containers:||Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Salvia (Salvia microstegia) was a featured
Plant of the Day for July 9, 2018.
|Posted by Marilyn (Northern KY - Zone 6a) on May 28, 2013 8:22 AM
"Salvia microstegia is a herbaceous perennial plant that is native to Israel, growing on Mt. Hermon. The plant has white or pale violet flowers, blooming from June-September."
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