Mealycup Sage (Salvia farinacea Cathedral® Purple) in the Salvias Database

Trade name information:
Series: Cathedral®
Trade Name: Purple
Cultivar name: 'Cathedral Purple'
Common names:
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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 7b -15 °C (5 °F) to -12.2 °C (10 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 18 - 24 inches
Plant Spread: 12 - 16 inches
Leaves: Fragrant
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Purple
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Other: Deadheading flowers 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

'Cathedral Purple' was a featured
Plant of the Day for February 13, 2017.

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Talking Salvias by Marilyn Nov 11, 2013 9:54 PM 250

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