Lilac Sage (Salvia verticillata 'Alba') in the Salvias Database

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Lilac Sage
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Give a thumbs up Whorled Sage

Also sold as:
White Rain

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 18 - 24 inches
Plant Spread: 18 - 24 inches
Leaves: Fragrant
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Other: Deadheading flowers ensures more flowering throughout the season.
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Drought tolerant
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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'Alba' was a featured
Plant of the Day for July 9, 2016.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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down the road trades by duane456 Aug 27, 2015 11:25 PM 1
Talking Salvias by Marilyn Nov 11, 2013 9:54 PM 250

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