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Salvia mexicana ‘Limelight’
Salvia mexicana ‘Limelight’
Salvia mexicana ‘Limelight’

Salvia

Sage

Thought in ancient times to perpetuate good health, an Arab proverb asks, “How shall a man die with sage in his garden?” Our Salvias are di­­verse perennials, shrubs or subshrubs, many hailing from the Mediterranean, Mexico, South America and some of our western states. Reliable once established, and generally undaunted by pests, disease and drought, they combine an array of flowers and often aromatic foliage in many different sizes, shapes and hues.

<i>Salvia mexicana</i> ‘Limelight’ <i>Salvia mexicana</i> ‘Limelight’

Set against ‘Limelight’s large lush greenery, whorls of densely packed chartreuse terminal buds on strong upright stems heighten our anticipation. The amazing 2-toned floral effect takes center stage with deep bluish purple blooms peeking out from electric yellow-green calyces. Cut back each season to encourage new growth at the base and to maintain a pleasing shape.

Blooms August–early November

Size: 6' 0" high x 6' 0" wide.

Hardy to zone 8.

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