General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 3 feet
Plant Spread: 3 feet
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Other: Gray-green to silver-gray
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Other: Dark cobalt blue, Violet-blue
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Other: Deadheading flowers ensures more flowering throughout the season.
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Provides winter interest
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Drought tolerant

Common names
  • Salvia
  • Desert Sage

'Trident' was a featured
Plant of the Day for May 21, 2018.
  • Posted by Marilyn (Kentucky - Zone 6a) on Mar 10, 2013 3:45 AM concerning plant:
    Salvia 'Trident' is a three-way hybrid between Salvia mojavensis, Salvia clevelandii and Salvia dorrii.

    Introduced by Mountain States Wholesale Nursery, Phoenix, AZ.

« Add a new plant to the database

» Search the Salvias Database: by characteristics or by cultivar name

« See the general plant entry for Salvias (Salvia)

« Visit the Agastache and Salvias forum

« The Salvias Database Front Page

« The Plants Database Front Page

Today's site banner is by Zoia and is called "Purple Wedding"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.