Mealy Cup Sage

 

 

Salvia farinacea

 

Lamiaceae

 

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Form: Perennial
Seasonality
: Semi-evergreen

Size: 18 inches high by 18 inches wide
Leaves
: Narrow, lance shaped leaves that are wooly on the underside
Flowers
: Blue-purple flowers densely packed on bloom spikes
Fruit
: Seed
Stems/Trunks
: Upright form on a low growing form
Range/Origin
: Southern New Mexico
Hardiness
: Sunset Zones 7-10, 12-24, H1, H2

Comments: No thorns, attracts hummingbirds

 

CULTURAL REQUIREMENTS:

         Exposure: Full sun

         Water: Regular to moderate water

         Soil: Most types, but must be well drained

        Propagation: Seed, division

         Maintenance: Minimal

 

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