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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7a -17.8 ┬░C (0 ┬░F) to -15 ┬░C (5 ┬░F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 12 - 18 inches
Plant Spread: 12 - 18 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Other: Lavender-blue
Flower Time: Spring
Uses: Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Drought tolerant

Engelmann's sage (Salvia engelmannii) was a featured
Plant of the Day for March 6, 2019.

Posted by Marilyn (Kentucky - Zone 6a) on May 25, 2013 9:29 PM

"Salvia engelmannii (Engelmann's sage, Engelmann's salvia) is a herbaceous perennial that is endemic to the limestone hills of central Texas. Salvia engelmannii forms a mound 1 to 1.5 feet tall with velvety leaves. The flowers are pale lavender, growing on 4 to 6 inch spikes."

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Salvia of the Day: Engelmann's sage (Salvia engelmannii) by Marilyn Mar 7, 2019 11:41 PM 3
Are you sowing any new wildflowers this year? by SongofJoy Feb 17, 2013 1:41 PM 8

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