Gentian Sage (Salvia patens 'Lavender Ice') in the Salvias Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8a -12.2 °C (10 °F) to -9.4 °C (15 °F)
Plant Height: 24 inches
Plant Spread: 18 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Lavender
Other: Pale lavender
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Other: Deadheading flowers ensures more flowering throughout the season.
Uses: Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Awards and Recognitions: RHS AGM

Courtesy Crownsville Nursery

'Lavender Ice' was a featured
Plant of the Day for January 17, 2017.

Photo gallery:
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By vic
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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