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Autumn Sage

Salvia greggii

(Detailed plant information can be found at the bottom of the page.)
Salvia greggii

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Salvia greggii Plant Information

Scientific Name: Salvia greggii
Common Name: autumn sage
Family: Lamiaceae
Suggested Uses: perennials; may need to be treated as an annual

beds & borders, natives
Plant Form: upright
Height: 2 - 4 feet
Spread: 4 feet
Foliage: medium green leaves

bushy shrub with an upright, branching habit
Flower: bilabate flowers in red, purple, coral, or white spikes
Bloom Period: Spring, Summer, Fall
Sun: light shade - full sun
Water: low water requirement

Soil: well-drained
Heat Tolerance: high heat tolerance
USDA Zone: zones 8 - 11

may not overwinter in colder areas
Native Range: Texas
Maintenance: responds well to shearing

propagation by stem cuttings
Wildlife: attracts hummingbirds and butterflies

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