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Baby Sage, Blackcurrant Sage, Cherry Sage, Delta Sage, Graham's Sage, Little Leaf Sage 'Cerro Potosi'

Salvia microphylla

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

This plant is resistant to deer

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

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

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Suitable for growing in containers

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

Gardeners' Notes:

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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.

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