General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Shrub
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 11
Plant Height: 30 -36 inches
Plant Spread: 36 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Fragrant
Other: Gray-green
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Purple
Other: Rich velvety royal purple overlaid with a blue sheen, Dark purple blue
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Late fall or early winter
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Provides winter interest
Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Drought tolerant
Pollinators: Bees
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

Common names
  • Sage
  • Salvia
Also sold as:
  • Salvia microphylla 'Sally Greenwood'

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