Salvia (Salvia farinacea 'Evolution White') in the Salvias Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8a -12.2 °C (10 °F) to -9.4 °C (15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 18 inches
Plant Spread: 12 - 16 inches
Leaves: Fragrant
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Other: Deadheading faded flower spikes ensures more flowering throughout the season.
Uses: Cut Flower
Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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'Evolution White' was a featured
Plant of the Day for November 27, 2016.

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Location: Lowndesboro ALDate: 2017-05-10
By Kabby
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Comments:
Posted by Kabby (Lowndesboro, AL - Zone 8a) on Dec 18, 2016 11:23 PM

Evolution White has been a welcome addition in my garden. It is a short-growing and mounded white salvia and blooms all summer. It didn't miss a lick from this summer's drought, continuing to bloom, and it didn't wither away. No drooping leaves to show there was a lack of water. I bought another plant from a local nursery this summer and it was just as tough as the one-year-old specimen.

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Low growing "tame" salvia by Kabby Apr 23, 2018 12:52 PM 11

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