General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 18 - 24 inches
Plant Spread: 18 inches
Leaves: Fragrant
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Lavender
Other: Lavender-blue
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Late fall or early winter
Other: Until frost. Deadheading flowers ensures more flowering throughout the season.
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Groundcover
Cut Flower
Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Drought tolerant
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Parentage: Salvia lycioides x Salvia greggii

Common names
  • Salvia
  • Sage
Also sold as:
  • Saint Isidro's Sage

'San Isidro' was a featured
Plant of the Day for August 20, 2018.
  • Posted by Marilyn (Kentucky - Zone 6a) on Mar 21, 2013 11:21 PM concerning plant:
    Saint Isidro's Sage (Salvia 'San Isidro').

    This is one Salvia that I need to get my hands on. It's hardy to zone 6, which is wonderful, as most are hardy to zone 7 and warmer.

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