Bolivian Mountain Sage (Salvia raymondii subsp. mairanae) in the Salvias Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 60 inches
Plant Spread: 48 inches
Leaves: Other: Furry and textured with velvety purple undersides
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Other: Lilac-pink
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Other: Deadheading flowers ensures more flowering throughout the season. In frost free areas, it blooms year-round.
Uses: Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Hummingbirds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Bolivian Mountain Sage (Salvia raymondii subsp. mairanae) was a featured
Plant of the Day for December 6, 2016.

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Posted by Marilyn (Northern KY - Zone 6a) on Jun 8, 2016 7:47 AM

This beautiful salvia likes to be grown with morning sun and afternoon shade. A good and showy choice for humid areas.

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Salvia of the Day: Bolivian Mountain Sage (Salvia raymondii subsp. mairanae) by Marilyn Dec 5, 2016 6:07 PM 1

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