Salvia Merleau® Rose in the Salvias Database

Trade name information:
Series: Merleau®
Trade Name: Rose
Cultivar name: 'Merleau Rose'
Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 12 - 16 inches
Plant Spread: 12 inches
Leaves: Fragrant
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Other: Amethyst-rose with rosy-purple bracts
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Other: Deadheading flowers ensures more flowering throughout the season.
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Drought tolerant
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Awards and Recognitions: Other: 2004 Fleuroselect Quality Award

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'Merleau Rose' was a featured
Plant of the Day for January 19, 2017.

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