Ella's Garden Plants from A to Z: Salvia rubescens, Unknown

Common Name: Unknown

Family: Lamiaceae

Genus: Salvia

Species: rubescens

Characteristics of Plant
tender perennial grown as an annual

3-6'

from Wikipedia.org - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salvia_rubescens -
-- native to Venezuela
-- very showy, with dark purple flower stems & calyx to 1-2'
-- flowers 1", red-orange, in whorls up and down the stem
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silvery leaves
covered in fine hairs
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blooms late summer/fall/winter
drought tolerant

Zone Hardiness up to
Zone 9
Zone 10

Sun Exposure
Full Sun
Part Sun/ Part Shade

Plant Form
Upright

Blooms
Yes

Bloom Form
Above Foliage

Reproduces By
Seed
Stem Fragments

Attractive to Wildlife
Hummingbirds
Butterflies

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