White Headed Sage (Salvia leucocephala) in the Salvias Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit:Herb/Forb
Shrub
Life cycle:Perennial
Sun Requirements:Full Sun
Water Preferences:Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness:Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone:Zone 11
Plant Height:4 - 5 feet
Plant Spread:4 feet
Flowers:Showy
Flower Color:Red
Other: Magenta-red with furry white calyxes
Flower Time:Winter
Other: Deadheading flowers ensures more flowering throughout the season.
Wildlife Attractant:Hummingbirds
Containers:Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Conservation status:Vulnerable (VU)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Vulnerable
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Plant of the Day for May 20, 2017.

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Comments:
Posted by Marilyn (Northern KY - Zone 6a) on May 28, 2013 9:21 PM

"Salvia leucocephala is a species of flowering plant in the Lamiaceae family that is native to Ecuador. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry shrubland."

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

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Salvia of the Day: White Headed Sage (Salvia leucocephala) by Marilyn May 19, 2017 6:22 PM 1

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