Salvia (Salvia microstegia) in the Salvias Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
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
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Bi-Color: White with purple spots
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
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

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Comments:
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."

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

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