Pale sage (Salvia pallida) in the Salvias Database

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7a -17.8 °C (0 °F) to -15 °C (5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 4 - 5 feet
Plant Spread: 4 feet
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Fall
Late fall or early winter
Other: Deadheading flowers ensures more flowering throughout the season.
Uses: Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Pale sage (Salvia pallida) was a featured
Plant of the Day for November 11, 2018.

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Salvia of the Day: Pale sage (Salvia pallida) by Marilyn Nov 10, 2018 11:36 PM 1

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