Salvia gravida in the Salvias Database

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8a -12.2 °C (10 °F) to -9.4 °C (15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 48 - 60 inches
Plant Spread: 36 inches
Leaves: Fragrant
Flowers: Showy
Other: Arching branches in clusters that are up to 12 inches long
Flower Color: Pink
Other: Magenta pink
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Late fall or early winter
Winter
Uses: Provides winter interest
Wildlife Attractant: Hummingbirds
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Location: North Augusta SCDate: 2015-11-04First blooms showing
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Location: North Augusta SCDate: 2015-11-03The bracts starting to colot up
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Posted by Marilyn (Northern KY - Zone 6a) on Mar 14, 2016 6:03 PM

This is a water-loving salvia. The name refers to "with child." Beautiful flowers for a winter-flowering zone that is free of frost and/or freezes.

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