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Salvia microphylla 'Cerro Potosi'

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Family: Lamiaceae (lay-mee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Salvia (SAL-vee-uh) (Info)
Species: microphylla (my-kro-FIL-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Cerro Potosi

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Category:
Herbs
Perennials
Shrubs

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Magenta (Pink-Purple)

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall
Mid Fall
Late Fall/Early Winter

Foliage:
Deciduous
Aromatic

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
This plant is resistant to deer
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball
From herbaceous stem cuttings
From softwood cuttings
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall

Seed Collecting:
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Leehallfae On Apr 26, 2009, Leehallfae from Seattle, WA wrote:

Cerro Potosi Sage, Salvia Microphylia, is a fragrant shrub, hardy to zone 8b, has magenta colored flowers, blooms from July through November, reaches 3 feet high by 3 feet wide, does well in well drained soil and full sun.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Green Valley, Arizona
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Issaquah, Washington
North Bend, Washington
Seattle, Washington



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