Scientific Name: Salvia farinacea (incl. hybrids) Form: Oval - vertical
Common Name:mealy-cup sage Texture:Medium - fine
Family Name:LamiaceaeHabit: Stiffly upright
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.7 - 1.3m x 0.3 - 0.6m
Origin: Mexico Hardiness Zone:Zone 8a: (-12 to -9.5 C)
Leaves: Simple, Opposite, Soft flexible, Lustrous, Lanceolate, Ovate, Crenate
Flowers: Verticillaster, (Spike-like), Violet, Blue, May- Jun- Jul- Aug- Sep
Fruit: Schizocarp, Brown, Oct
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Bedding plant, Container planting, Filler, Group or mass planting, Perennial border, Attract beneficial insects, Attract birds
Key ID Features:Leaves opposite, lanceolate (species) to ovate, with rounded toothed margin, shiny; flowers in blue spike-like verticillasters.