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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.

Favored by prairie whiz Roy Diblik for its splendid pollinator-friendly spires, ‘Wesuwe’ has a lot to offer. Tasteful rich green leaves send forth dark stems, laden with droves of vibrant reddish violet flowers plus burgundy calyces for months. Equally at ease in a formal setting or a meadow garden, this Salvia’s upright, more relaxed stance responds well to pruning and is basically pest-free, thwarting occasional drought, bunnies and deer.

Blooms June–September

Size: 12" – 18" high x 18" – 2' 0" wide.

Hardy to zone 3.

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Current Staff's Favorite Plant

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Our featured plant: Cyclamen coum

Sprout Inspiration, Botanical Gifts, Go-Green Sale has been extended!

Cyclamen coum

Indigenous to the Mediterranean, this easily grown tuberous plant has charm to spare. Copious rounded shiny dark green leaves are embellished with varied intricate silver markings, promising a lovely fall and wintertime display. Slender stems carry a colorful bee-friendly flood of enchanting blooms that range from soft pink to rich carmine shades. This long-lived summer-dormant perennial is undaunted by dry shade and deer, appreciates an annual mulch plus well-drained niches and spreads slowly to form a substantial clump. 

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Enjoy a special savings when you order a minimum of $100.00 in plants, and receive a 15% discount! If you are not ready for a plant delivery, you can purchase a $100 Gift Certificate for 15% off, which means $100.00 worth of plants for only $85.00 (They make fantastic Christmas presents - don't forget one for yourself....cash it in next spring!) Our online sale has been extended through January 2, 2022. Mention code "Go-Green 2021" in the customer comments section of the order confirmation page to receive the discount.

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