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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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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