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Salvia viscosa

Common Name:

Plant Type:
Evergreen perennial
Family:
Lamiaceae (The Mint Family)
Geographic Origin:
Middle East
California Native?:
No
Plant Size:
24-30 inches
Landscape/Garden Uses:
flower gardens
Flowering Season:
Summer
Flower Color:
Purplish red
Exposure:
Sun or light shade
Soils:
Well-drained soil
Suggested Irrigation:
Moderate watering
Estimated Hardiness:
Hardy to 10 degrees F. or less
Rough textured dark greyish-green leaves have slightly undulating edges and stay in a low rosette. Small red violet flowers are carried on 20 inch spikes in spring and early summer, creating a colorful cloud over the leaves. Sun to part shade, moderate to occasional watering.