Salvia albimaculata in the Salvias Database

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Dry Mesic
Dry
Plant Height: 10 - 12 inches (25 - 30 cm)
Plant Spread: 10 - 12 inches (25 - 30 cm)
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Other: Gray-green
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Bi-Color: Purple and white
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Other: Deadheading flowers ensures more flowering throughout the season.
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Suitable as Annual
Resistances: Drought tolerant

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Comments:
Posted by Marilyn (Northern KY - Zone 6a) on May 28, 2013 8:39 AM

"Salvia albimaculata is a perennial shrub that is native to a very small region in Turkey, at 1200 m elevation in the Taurus Mountains. It is under 12 inches tall, and about 10-12 inches wide, with small greenish-gray evergreen leaves. The royal purple flowers, with a distinctive white patch on the lower lip, are about .10 inch long, in whorls of 2-5. The name, albimaculata, means 'spotted with white'."

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