Ella's Garden Plants from A to Z: Salvia virgata, Southern Meadow Sage, Wand Sage

Common Name: Southern Meadow Sage, Wand Sage

Family: Lamiaceae

Genus: Salvia

Species: virgata

Characteristics of Plant
pink-purple or magenta

2-3'

under some circumstances, Wand Sage may be invasive
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This one is involved in another Taxonomic Tussle. I will describe the conflict, in hopes that someone more knowledgeable than I will speak up -
-- S. pratensis has been given as a synonym to this one
-- S. nemerosa is described as being similar to this one
But neither of the foregoing are as pink, nor as limited to southern zones.

Life Cycle
Perennial

Zone Hardiness up to
Zone 8
Zone 9
Zone 10

Sun Exposure
Full Sun

Plant Form
Upright

Blooms
Yes

Bloom Form
Above Foliage

Reproduces By
Seed

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