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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.

Salvia nomorosa ‘Schwellenburg’ (P-2155)

Each 8.50

AVAILABLE SPRING 2021

German for ‘threshold castle’, this hearty easy-care Salvia is both a visual feast and a pollinator’s mecca. The vibrant 2-lipped blooms are steeped in luscious rosy-purple shades as they crowd onto upright, multibranched spiky racemes from June ’til early fall. Beneath the drop-dead gorgeous flowers, notched lance-shaped grayish green leaves fashion a textural, aromatic woody-based clump that promises head-turning good looks, plus deer, rabbit and drought resistance.

Blooms June–September

Size: 15" – 20" high x 12" – 18" wide.

Hardy to zone 4.

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