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Salvia corrugata

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 corrugata</i>

Widely distributed in the Andes from southern Colombia to Peru, Salvia corrugata features deeply puckered, dark green leaves. While newly emerging foliage sports downy, copper-colored undersides, each mature lance-shaped leaf has a sheen on top and contrasting grayish tomentose below. Fuzzy, light gray-green stems are crowned with showy racemes of deep blue flowers held by violet calyces. This celebrated Salvia can be utilized as a distinctive upright specimen for the mixed border.

Blooms August–October

Size: 3-1/2' – 5' 0" high x 3' 0" wide.

Hardy to zone 9.

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