General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8a -12.2 °C (10 °F) to -9.4 °C (15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 16 inches (40 cm)
Plant Spread: 18 inches (45 cm)
Leaves: Other: Leathery
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Other: Deadheading flowers ensures more flowering throughout the season.
Uses: Medicinal Herb
Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

Common names
  • Salvia

'Good Hope' was a featured
Plant of the Day for September 28, 2018.
Comments:
  • Posted by Marilyn (Kentucky - Zone 6a) on Aug 17, 2018 12:18 AM concerning plant:
    Jelitto Perennial Seeds introduced Salvia scabra 'Good Hope' in 2013.

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