Ella's Garden Plants from A to Z: Salvia gravida, Gravid Sage

Common Name: Gravid Sage

Family: Lamiaceae

Genus: Salvia

Species: gravida

Characteristics of Plant
One of the "thirsty" Salvias.

Germination Tips: Germination in 2 days under lights

Life Cycle

Zone Hardiness up to
Zone 8
Zone 9
Zone 10

Seed Needs Light to Germinate

Days to Germination
1-3 days

Sun Exposure
Part Sun/ Part Shade

Plant Height
2 - 4 feet
4 -6 feet
6 - 8 feet
8 - 10 feet


Attractive to Wildlife

Additional Uses

(Image by poisondartfrog)
"Salvia gravida seedling"
[ Comment ]

Posted by starlight1153 on Mar 26, 2014 9:39 AM CST:
What beautiful foliage and so large too. I haven't heard of this Salvia before. When you say "thirsty" does that mean it requires a lot of water?

Posted by poisondartfrog on Mar 24, 2014 5:58 PM CST:
Incredibly fragrant foliage, the scent reminds me of Juicy Fruit gum.

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